Friday, April 15, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 10, 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.

An April 15 GreenTechMedia story featured a new report on renewable portfolio standards, work led by Galen Barbose.

An April 15 Huffington Post opinion piece co-written by David Bailey looked at the future of space travel.

An April 14 Daily Cal story highlighted several Lab projects funded by the California Energy Commission looking at energy savings. The story quoted Alan Meier, Bruce Nordman, Richard Brown, Norm Bourassa and Evan Mills and was based on a lab news release. EnergyManagerToday also ran a story on the projects.

An April 13 GreenBiz story on energy efficiency financing quoted Chuck Goldman.

An April 12 Silicon Valley Business Journal story on the Breakthrough Starshot effort to send nanobots into space noted Saul Perlmutter’s involvement in the project.

An April 12 Atlantic magazine story on theories around dark matter quoted Kathryn Zurek.

An April 11 Discovery News story highlighted work led by Jillian Banfield on new species added to the tree of life. Her work was also covered by the New York Times, ZME Science, Tech Times, and many others.

An April 11 CleanTechnica story looked at work at the Joint Genome Institute on algae as a biofuel.