Friday, June 10, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 5, 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 June 9 Forbes magazine story on new developments in artificial photosynthesis quoted Frances Houle.
A June 9 Women’s Health Magazine story highlighted work led by Chris Chang showing the benefits of copper in reducing fat. The work, first appearing in a Lab news release, was widely covered in dozens of outlets including by China Topix, University Herald, the Daily Cal, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Hindustan Times, HealthNewsLine, and many others.

A June 9 Voice of America story on a new agreement between India and the U.S. to phase out certain air conditioner chemicals noted a recent report on the issue led by Nihar Shah. The Buenos Aires Herald and other outlets also covered the discussion.

A June 9 Chemistry World story explained super heavy elements and included a video with the Lab’s Ken Gregorich and Jackie Gates on the work being done at the Lab.

A June 9 Nanowerk story noted the release of new data and two new apps from the Materials Project, led by Kristin Persson and Gerbrand Ceder. The story resulted from a Lab news release and also appeared in ChemEurope.com.

A June 8 MedGadget story featured work on a chemofilter for the removal of chemotherapy drugs, work led by X. Chelsea Chen and which first appeared in a Lab news releaseBeckers' Hospital Review and Daily Kos were some of the others also covering the work.

A June 8 Financial Post story on next-generation lithium-ion battery research noted recent work led by Gerbrand Ceder and which first appeared in a Lab news release. The work was also featured in a Daily Cal story.

A June 7 Greentech Media story looked at reports from the Future Electric Utility Regulation series from Berkeley Lab.

A June 4 Wired magazine story on dark matter quoted Kathryn Zurek.