Monday, October 17, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Oct. 9-15, 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. 

An Oct. 14 HPCWire story noted that Julian Borrill received a NASA prize for helping analyze Planck space telescope data.

An Oct. 13 Scientific American story on new techniques to find dark matter quoted Kathryn Zurek, noting work she is doing in the area.

An Oct. 13 MarketPlace story on Samsung batteries quoted Steven Visco.

An Oct. 12 New York Times story on air-conditioners and a pending agreement to reduce green house gases from AC units quoted Nihar Shah, noting his work in the area. The Guardian, AFP News, Taipei Times and the Voice of America also cited his research.

An Oct. 12 Popular Mechanics story featured work on a 1nanometer transistor, work led by Ali Javey, highlighted in a Lab news release, and prominently featured in The Register, Xinhua News, the Daily Cal, Ars Technica, the San Antonio Post, HPC Wire, and dozens of other outlets.

An Oct. 11 Scientific American story on microbes sent into space for drug discovery quoted Tamas Torok and his efforts.

An Oct. 11 MarketWatch opinion piece on embracing renewable energy cited a recent report led by Lisa Schwartz and Chuck Goldman.

An Oct. 11 Kiplinger story on controlling dust during remodels quoted Brett Singer.

An Oct. 10 Public News Service radio story interviewed Ryan Wiser on recent wind energy findings, work first publicized in a Lab news release.

An Oct. 10 R& feature, based on a Lab news release, looked at a “brain modulyzer” to see inside the working brain, research led by Sugeerth Murugesan and Gunther Weber