Friday, June 2, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of May 28, 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 June 1 Sacramento Bee story on Gov. Jerry Brown’s climate efforts quoted Jeff Greenblatt.

A June 1 PV Magazine story on the price people pay for solar highlighted a new report co-authored by Lab researchers.

May 31 USA Today story featured work on the Lab’s research into thirdhand smoke and quoted Bo Hang and Jian-Hua Mao. New York’s WNYW-Fox TV also featured the work that evening including an interview with Antoine Snijders. Both stories, based on a Lab news release, were syndicated and appeared in numerous other newspapers and TV newscasts this week.

A May 31 Travel Weekly story on the debate over laptops on airplanes quoted Robert Kostecki.

A May 30 insideHPC story, based on a Lab news release, highlighted work at NERSC that will improve paper manufacturing, led here by David Trebotich.

A May 30 Utility Dive story, also based on a Lab news release, looked at two new Lab projects to help develop zero net energy homes and quoted Max Wei and Brett Singer.

A May 29 Voice of America story noted the Lab’s research showing the benefits of walking and running, work led by Paul Williams.

A May 29 San Francisco Chronicle opinion piece on the recent WannaCry ransomware computer attack was written by the Lab’s Elizabeth Bautista.

A May 29 Women’s Health magazine story, based on a Lab news release, looked at work by Chris Chang showing the benefits of copper in reducing fat.

A May 28 Xinhua News story featured work at the Advanced Light Source unlocking the mystery of why some rocks float and quoted Michael Manga. The work was based on a Lab news release and also featured in Science Times.