Friday, March 24, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News For March 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. 
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A March 24 insideHPC story looked at cryo-EM research led by Paul Adams and Pavel Afonine, work that first appeared in a Lab news release.

A March 24 EarthSky.org story featured a new detailed map of cosmic dust developed by Edward Schlafly. Many other outlets ran stories based on a Lab news release including International Business Times, the Daily Mail, Seeker.com and more.

A March 23 Yale e360 story on large-scale solar power quoted Mark Bolinger.

A March 23 Science magazine story looked at the search for dark matter and quoted Kathryn Zurek.

A March 22 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News story on proteins and diseases featured work led by Jamie Cate.

A March 15 R&D magazine feature highlighted a recent Lab R&D100 winner, work led jointly by The Molecular Foundry and Joint Center for Energy Storage Research.

A March 14 Medical Xpress story looked at the development of a cancer scoring system led by Antoine Snijders and featured in a Lab news release.

A March 14 Synapse story (a UCSF student publication) profiled Mary Maxon.

A March 14 KALW-FM public radio story on farm recycling to reduce greenhouse gas emissions quoted Jeff Greenblatt.

A March 14 Berkeleyside.com story quoted Rick Diamond in a story about his mother’s impact on the understanding of biology of the brain.

A March 14 Mongabay.com highlighted research led by Caitlin Hicks Pries and Margaret Torn showing how microbes could contribute to global warming. CleanTechnica.com ran a similar story, based on a Lab news release, on their research.

A March 13 R&D story looked at work at the ALS led by Harold Barnard helping NASA develop a flexible heat shield for future space missions.

And, on March 13, Design Engineering also looked at work by Barnard at the ALS to help NASA while ceramics.org looked at his efforts to create materials to withstand extreme climates for future space missions. The stories were all based on a series of recent Lab features.

A March 13 Triple Pundit 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.