Friday, April 14, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 9, 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. 
---------

An April 14 Xinhua News story looked at work led by Omar Yaghi on a solar-powered device to extract water from dry air. The research, based partially on a Lab news release, was widely covered including by the Indian Express, BoingBoing.net, NPR, the Washington Post, PVBuzz.com and many others.

An April 13 Live Science story on neutrino anomalies at the Daya Bay facility quoted Kam-Biu Luk. The findings were also covered by Science News and first appeared in a Lab news release.

An April 11 Chemistry World story looked at research on the element, berkelium, led by Rebecca Abergel and seen in a Lab news release.

An April 10 Xinhua News story looked at research on renewable energy options in Africa, a report led by Grace Wu, Ranjit Deshmukh and Duncan Callaway. CCTV also covered their findings based on a Lab news release.

An April 9 Newsweek story on quantum computing quoted Marcos Lopez de Prado and Jarrod McClean.

A separate story in Technology Review looked at the Lab’s Cori and Edison computers’ role in moving quantum computing forward.