Friday, May 19, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of May 14, 2017

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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On May 18 American Infrastructure Magazine highlighted new Lab research into cool pavements. The work appeared in a recent Lab news release.

A May 17 KGO-TV ABC Bay Area story looked at a side effect of low-e windows and included an interview with Robert Hart.

A May 17 IEEE Spectrum story highlighted work at the Lab’s Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and included interviews with Frances Houle, Francesca Toma, and Jason Cooper.

A May 17 HPCwire story on computers helping to improve paper manufacturing quoted David Trebotich. The story was based on a Lab news release.

A May 17 story on Motherboard, a Vice.com site, looked at IBM’s new processor and quoted Jarrod McClean.

A May 17 Nature news story looked at the future of single-cell genomic sequencing and quoted Tanja Woyke.

A May 16 GenomeWeb story included a Q&A with JGI Director Nigel Mouncey.

A May 15 Daily Cal story on efforts to recover the sounds from Native American recordings noted that the work was made possible by technology developed by Carl Haber.










Friday, May 12, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, April 30 to May 12, 2017

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 12 ChemEurope story looked at research on thin-film ferroelectrics led by Lane Martin and also quoted Andy Minor. R&D.com ran a similar story based on a Lab news release.

A May 10 Politico story on indoor air pollution quoted the Lab’s Bill Fisk.

A May 10 IEEE Spectrum story highlighted work at the Molecular Foundry by Stefano Cabrini on a new process to create nanoprobes. R&D.com also ran a story based on a Lab news release.

A May 9 Richmond Standard story offered a profile of the Lab’s Robin Lopez.

A May 4 Symmetry magazine story on the hunt for sterile neutrinos quoted the Lab’s Kam-Biu Luk.

A May 2 Waste Management World story, based on a Lab news release, looked at JBEI research into an enzyme to recycle waste, work led by Amanda Kohler.

A May 1 HPC Wire story looked at NERSC’s use of Roofline, software to help optimize computer code. The story cited the involvement of Sam Williams, Lenny Oliker, Tuomas Koskela, and Jack Deslippe.

A May 1 Forbes magazine story looked at the climate impact of air conditioners in India and quoted and cited work by Nikit Abhyankar.

A May 1 insideHPC story looked at the development of Singularity, an open source platform by the Lab’s Greg Kurtzer. His work was also featured in an HPCWire story as well.

An April 30 Scientific American story noted the passing of Art Rosenfeld.


Friday, April 28, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 23, 2017

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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An April 27 Physics World story looked at new efforts to detect neutrinoless double-beta decay and quoted Alan Poon, the project’s group leader.

An April 27 Irish Times story highlighted research co-led by the Lab and the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis showing new findings that may lead to a solar fuel breakthrough. The story quoted The Molecular Foundry’s Jeff Neaton, a coauthor.

An April 26 IEEE Spectrum story featured work on a 2-D thin magnet, work led by Xiang Zhang. The International Business Times, AzoNano and Nanowerk were some of the other outlets covering his work based on a Lab news release.

An April 26 Construction Dive story featured work at FLEXLAB on improving energy efficiency in buildings and touched on an ongoing collaboration with Singapore. The story quoted Cindy Regnier.

An April 26 Technology Review story looked at the new cohort of researchers in the Lab’s Cyclotron Road tech incubator program and quoted Ilan Gur.

Cyclotron Road was also the subject of a CNN Money story looking at work by one its projects, Opus 12, and quoted Nicholas Flanders and Sebastien Lounis.

An April 25 Xinhua News story looked at a rare view of a supernova and quoted co-authors Peter Nugent and Danny Goldstein. The story was based on a Lab news release.

An April 25 Boston Globe story on understanding the role of trees in climate change quoted Trevor Keenan.

An April 24 San Jose Mercury News story on extreme weather and greenhouse gases quoted Dáithí Stone.


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