Friday, February 24, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Feb. 12-24, 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. 

A Feb. 23 Marketplace story looked at efforts to turn carbon dioxide into useful products and looked at Opus 12, a Cyclotron Road project, quoting the Lab’s Kendra Kuhl.

A Feb. 23 R&D magazine story, based on a series of Lab stories, looked at work at the Advanced Light Source by Harold Barnard that will help NASA prepare for future space missions.

A Feb. 16 San Francisco Examiner story noted funding to Berkeley Lab for next-generation farming and sustainability practices.

A Feb. 16 DWM Magazine story covered a talk by Steve Selkowitz on the latest in window technologies.

A Feb. 15 Daily Cal story on progress towards building the Lab-led LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter detector quoted Gil Gilchriese, Kathryn Zurek, while Kelly Hanzel was quoted in a separate story in Symmetry magazine which was based on a Lab news release.

A Feb. 15 Daily Mail story featured modeling of “megawaves,” work led by Dáithí Stone and Ben Timmermans and which first appeared in a Lab news release.

A Feb. 14 Straits Times, Singapore, story looked at research on thirdhand smoke quoting Bo Hang and Jian-Hua Mao. also ran a story and included a video, based on a Lab news release.

A Feb. 13 Daily Cal story looked at the discovery of a protein “tow hitch,” work led by Chris Chang and Dean Toste and reported in a Lab news release. R& also covered their work.

A Feb. 13 Daily Cal story noted Kathy Yelick and Gerd Ceder had been named to the National Academy of Engineering. A Lab news release noted that Robert Budnitz was also elected to this year’s class.