Friday, March 25, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of March 20, 2016

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. 
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A March 25 Business Standard story noted Ashok Gadgil’s work on a water filter for removing arsenic.

A March 24 KGO-TV ABC Bay Area story covered the Molecular Foundry’s 10th anniversary, and included interviews with Jeff Neaton, Steve Chu and others.

A March 24 Science News story featured new research led by Kevin Wilson leading to a better understanding of cloud formation. The coverage was based on a Lab news release.

A March 24 story on The Wire looked at the future of accelerators and prominently included work being done at Berkeley Lab.

A March 24 PBS News Hour story on the creation of a stripped-down life form quoted Samuel Deutsch. A similar story on NBC News quoted Deutsch and Adam Arkin.

A March 24 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News story covered work led by Eva Nogales on a major advancement in the understanding of how our molecular machinery works. The Next Big Future, SciCasts.com and many others based their stories on a Lab news release on the work.

A March 23 HPCwire story announced recent NERSC HPC Achievement Award winners, which included Charlie Koven and William Riley, along with former Berkeley lab researcher Scott French. The story resulted from a NERSC news release.

A March 22 story in The Chemical Engineer quoted Norman Su on work he led with Jeff Urban on a hybrid membrane to capture carbon. EET India and other outlets based their stories on a Lab news release on the work.

A March 21 Radio Free Asia story on China lowering its energy efficiency goals quoted David Fridley.