Friday, June 9, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 4, 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 June 9 Farmers’ Advance story looked at work by Nick Smith on a better understanding of how plants react to hotter climates.

A June 8 story in The Atlantic on cosmic voids quoted Greg Aldering.

A June 7 Green Car Congress story on Google Street View cars used for high-resolution pollution mapping quoted the Lab’s Joshua Apte. A similar story on the project in Wired magazine quoted Ron Cohen.

A June 6 insideHPC story noted that Erich Strohmaier has been named an ISC Fellow in recognition of his efforts to advance high performance computing.

A June 5 Chemical & Engineering News story profiled Molecular Foundry researcher Xiaoxi Wei.

A June 5 Biomass Magazine story featured work at the Joint Genome Institute showing how fungal enzymes can break down cellulose and quoted Igor Grigoriev.

A June 5 story looked at work at the Lab’s Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis.

A June 5 story noted a workshop at the Joint Genome Institute that looked at how to advance the microbiome field.

A June 2 Science story looked at the work of Diane Dickel on ultraconserved elements.

A June 2 story featured a “sensor in a suitcase,” work led at the Lab by Jessica Granderson.