Friday, October 23, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Oct. 18, 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 Oct. 23 US News & World Report story featured three current lab-affiliated women who received L’Oreal Women In Science Fellowships, Sarah Richardson, Ming Yi and Claire Robertson. Sarah Ballard, another winner, conducted research at Berkeley Lab as an undergraduate.

An Oct. 22 Gizmag story featured work on a 2D laser led by Xiang Zhang. The story was based on a lab news release.

On Oct. 22 R& featured a piece, based on a lab news release, on an effort to build a total body scanner, work co-led by Bill Moses.

An Oct. 21 Forbes story looked at the high energy use of gaming computers based on research led by Evan Mills. His work was originally reported on in a lab news release.

An Oct. 21 story on TakePart looked at the location of solar facilities and quoted Rebecca Hernandez.

An Oct. 20 IEEE Spectrum story looked at the potential of black phosphorous as a semiconductor, work led by Junqiao Wu. The story was based on a lab news release.

An Oct. 20 San Diego Union-Tribune story on the closing of a solar manufacturing plant in San Diego quoted Joachim Seel.

A recent story in The Economist looked at the potential increase in emissions in India and cited a recent Berkeley Lab report.