Friday, November 4, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Oct. 23- Nov. 4, 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. 

A Nov. 4 Technology Review story on computing with lasers quoted Horst Simon.

A Nov. 4 Science News story on the possibility of finding a new state of matter quoted Spencer Klein.

A Nov. 4 story featured work by Mohammad Mofrad on how cells keep errors in check.

A Nov. 3 IEEE Spectrum story on Tesla’s planned solar roofs quoted Ronnen Levinson.

A Nov. 2 Scientific American story on the promise of wind and solar for Africa quoted Grace Wu and Ranjit Deshmukh.

A Nov. 2 Renewable Energy magazine story noted one company that will be working with the Lab via the DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program.

An Oct. 28 Physics Today story noted that the Lab hires the most postdoctoral researchers of all federally funded R&D centers.

An Oct. 27 ClimateWire story on wind and solar as political topics quoted Ryan Wiser.

An Oct. 27 Capital Public Radio story on the safety of food being irrigated with oil wastewater quoted William Stringfellow.

An Oct. 27 GreenTechMedia story on the drop in wind prices quoted, and cited a report led by, Ryan Wiser.

An Oct. 27 Scientific American story looked at work led by Axel Visel showing how snakes may have lost their legs.  Antoine Snijders was also quoted. The work was widely covered including by Gizmodo, Nature World News, BioTechniques and more.

An Oct. 26 Wired story looked at work at the Advanced Light Source that is revealing mysterious writings in mummy coffins.

An Oct. 26 Physics World story on record-breaking laser-electron interactions quoted Wim Leemans.

An Oct. 26 Daily Cal story noted the discovery of thousands of new microbes, work led by Jill Banfield. The story also quoted Adam Arkin with similar stories appearing on MSN Taiwan, and Nature World News.

An Oct. 25 Science News story on the search for dark matter quoted Kathryn Zurek.

An Oct. 24 Green Car Congress story on the new HydroGEN consortium noted the Lab’s involvement.