Friday, December 9, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Dec. 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 Dec. 8 Mother Nature Network story on the safety of e-cigarettes quoted Hugo Destaillats and referenced research from a Lab news release. 

A Dec. 8 Deutsche Welle story on efforts to improve energy efficiency of data centers cited a recent Lab report led by Dale Sartor, Sarah Smith, Richard Brown, and Magnus Herrlin.

The Winter issue of California magazine includes a story on future climate research efforts and contained interviews with Jeffrey Long and Inez Fung.

A Dec. 6 Scope blog story noted work at the Advanced Light Source by Simon Teat, and first highlighted in a Lab news release, using crystals to clean contaminated water.

A Dec. 6 Door & Window Market magazine story looked at a new device to measure the energy performance of windows, co-developed by the Lab’s Charlie Curcija. US Glass Network ran a similar story.

A Dec. 6 story in The Guardian noted that Silicon Valley giants are targeting 100% renewable energy and cited Lab reports led by Galen Barbose, Mark Bolinger, Jo Seel and Naim Darghouth. Newsweek ran a similar story.

A Dec. 6 Time magazine story on what to know before replacing your furnace included tips from the Lab’s Max Sherman.

A Dec. 5 Greentech Media story on the increasing size of wind turbines quoted Ryan Wiser. The Atlantic’s blog ran a similar story.