Friday, May 26, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of May 21, 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 26 Energy Live News story highlighted two Lab projects that will help homes be zero net energy, work led by Brett Singer, Max Wei, and Rengie Chan. The story was based on a Lab news release.

A May 26 Daily Cal story on innovation in Berkeley noted the work of Kris Bouchard and Prabhat.

A May 25 Yale Environment360 story on the energy performance gap for green buildings quoted Evan Mills.

A May 25 Southern California Public Radio story on cool pavements included an interview with Ronnen Levinson. The work, similar of which was recently reported in a Lab news release, was also featured on a KABC-7 TV Southern California television news story.

A May 24 Indian Express story featured work at the Advanced Light Source unlocking the mystery of why some rocks float and quoted Michael Manga. The work, based on a Lab news release, was also featured in R&D.com, the Business Standard and others.

A May 24 AgWeb story looked at the carbon stored in soil, work led by Caitlin Hicks Pries.

A May 23 Biofuels News story noted work by Kris Niyogi that unlocked the genome of green alga, which may lead to a breakthrough in biofuels. Canadian Biomass Magazine, Renewable Energy Magazine and Science And Technology Research News also covered his work based on a Lab news release.

A May 23 San Francisco Chronicle story on the administration’s proposed budget mentioned the Lab, as did a similar story in PV Magazine.

A May 22 Sacramento Bee story on CRISPR-cas9 gene editing quoted Gurkern Sufi and Arshia Firouzi.

A May 22 New Scientist story on a look at potential radiation damage to DNA sent into space quoted Andrew Wyrobek.

A May 19 Gizmodo story on the search for dark matter quoted Kathryn Zurek.


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.