Friday, August 28, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of August 23, 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. 

The latest issue of California magazine looks at technology by Carl Haber to help recover audio from turn-of-the century Native Americans.

An August 28 Wall Street Journal story on smart windows noted the work done at Berkeley Lab by Delia Milliron.

An August 28 Christian Science Monitor story on non-reproducible experiments quoted Mina Bissell.

An August 27 Orange County Register story on a proposed desalination plant quoted Larry Dale.

An August 27 R& feature, based on a lab news release, focused on work by Christopher Chang and Omar Yaghi turning carbon dioxide into something useful.

An August 26 Engineering & Technology magazine story looked at work by Peidong Yang, Chris Chang and Michelle Chang on a hybrid artificial photosynthesis system. Gizmag ran a similar story based on a Berkeley Lab news release.

An August 26 Climate Wire story on a hearing on fracking quoted testimony from William Stringfellow. Capital Radio also covered the hearing and his testimony.

An August 26 io9 story featured work led by Rebecca Abergel on actinides. The story was the result of a news release written by Lab Public Affairs.

An August 25 Climate Wire story highlighted a report by Peter Larsen, Joe Eto, and Kristina Hamachi LaCommare assessing changes in electricity reliability. The Weather Channel, Gizmodo, CleanTechnica, Fierce Energy and GreenCarCongress also covered the report.

An August 24 Climate Wire story on how to sell 2- and 3-wheeled electric vehicles quoted Anand Gopal.