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.