Friday, August 21, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of August 16, 2015

Berkeley Lab “In the News” is our weekly review of Lab researchers, staff, and students who have appeared in the news media this past week. This is but a sampling of our coverage. Please note that some links may expire after time. 

An August 21 Wall Street Journal story updated the audio restoration work of Carl Haber. (subscription may be required)

An August 21 Washington Post story looked at efforts to measure shrinking in West Antarctica, work coauthored by Dan Martin. The Weather Network and ClimateWire also covered the story.

An August 21 story in The Platform highlighted how a team from the Joint Genome Institute used NERSC supercomputers to decrease the time to assemble the human genome.

An August 20 Yahoo News story on the search for dark energy and dark matter quoted Holger Müller. MSN and ran similar stories.

An August 20 Utility Dive story featured a recent report on wind energy by Ryan Wiser and Mark Bolinger. The story was based on a lab news release.

An August 20 Yahoo Finance story looked at common myths on home heating and quoted Max Sherman. The Brisbane Courier Mail ran a similar story.

An August 19 ChemEurope story covered a major innovation in molecular imaging by Ke Xu. Their story was based on a news release written by lab Public Affairs.

An August 19 opinion piece written by Jeff Greenblatt on looked at autonomous taxis.

An August 18 Architectural Lighting Report story on the future of lighting controls quoted Steve Selkowitz and Eleanor Lee, and mentioned FLEXLAB.

An August 17 CleanTechnica story, based on a lab news release, featured work with a campanile probe led by Jim Schuck. The Engineer ran a similar story.

An August 17 Chemical & Engineering News story highlighted work led by Rebecca Abergel showing new insights into actinides.

An August 17 R&D magazine story on solar prices included a recent report led by Galen Barbose. Yale360 ran a similar story mentioning the report.