Friday, February 10, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Feb. 5, 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. 10 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News looked at the discovery of a protein “tow hitch,” work led by Chris Chang and Dean Toste and reported on in a Lab news release.

A Feb. 9 Utility Dive story on the cost of distributed solar cited a new report led by Galen Barbose.

The groundbreaking for the Integrative Genomics Building was covered by SingTao Daily, among others, and was based on a Lab news release.

A Feb. 8 story noted that Lab startup, Opus 12 from Cyclotron Road, was awarded the inaugural Roddenberry Prize

A Feb. 7 Los Angeles Times obituary highlighted the life of Art Rosenfeld. And an Associated Press story, based on a Lab release, appeared in dozens of outlets including the Voice of America, Sacramento Bee, and CTV News among them.

A Feb. 7 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News story looked at new findings into thirdhand smoke, work led by Bo Hang, Antoine Snijders, and Jian-Hua Mao. CCTV News and The Independent were some of the other outlets covering their work based on a Lab news release.

A Feb. 6 San Francisco Chronicle story speculated that Paul Alivisatos may be a front-runner for UC Berkeley’s chancellor position.

A Feb. 6 Climate Central story on heat waves taxing electrical grids quoted Larry Dale.