Friday, May 20, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of May 15, 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 May 20 San Francisco Chronicle story looked at the Maker Faire and mentioned the Lab’s participation quoting Todd Duncombe, following a Public Affairs outreach effort. A Makezine.com story quoted Ron Zuckermann on his participation.

A May 20 Science magazine news story looked at research by Marcos Osterwalder offering new insights into a cellular backup system for limb development.

A May 20 San Francisco Chronicle story highlighted the awarding of the National Medal of Science to Paul Alivisatos. The San Jose Mercury News, Associated Press, and numerous other news outlets also covered the ceremony.

A May 19 Vox.com story, based on a Lab news release, featured a new report led by Ryan Wiser and Dev Millstein showing the benefits of solar power. SmartGridNews, ChemEurope, Solar Observer and others also covered the report’s release.

A May 18 EE Times story, based on a previous Lab news release, highlighted research into defects in 2D semiconductors, work led by Alex Weber-Bargioni, D. Frank Ogletree, Sara Barja, Sebastian Wickenburg, Zhen-Fei Liu, and Jeff Neaton.