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.
Two recent stories highlighted Lab interns in the Berkeley Lab Undergraduate Research (BLUR) program: Anya Nugent was featured in Hamilton College news and Sai Prabhakar was highlighted in the Livermore Independent.
A July 28 DotMED.com story, based on a Lab news release, featured work led by Mark Levin and Jim O’Neil on new tracers to improve PET scan performance. Bionity and Lab Manager also covered their work.
A July 26 E&E News story highlighted a new report led by Galen Barbose on the renewable energy industry. The report was widely cited including by Inside Climate News, Climate Central, Energy Manager Today, and PV Magazine.
A July 26 NPR.com story on the benefits of running cited work by Paul Williams.
A July 26 HPCWire story, based on a Lab news release, noted the renewal of cryo-EM software project PHENIX and quoted Paul Adams. InsideHPC ran a similar story.
A July 25 Summit County Voice story looked at how global warming intensified Colorado floods in 2013. The work, featured in a Lab news release, was co-led by Michael Wehner and Dáithí Stone. InsideHPC also covered the findings.
A July 22 San Jose Mercury News story on pollution at the Port of Oakland noted work led by Tom Kirchstetter.
A July 22 Xinhua News story noted that work on CRISPR by Jennifer Doudna was conducted at the Advanced Light Source.
A July 21 Utility Dive story noted the Lab will be leading a DOE and multi-institutional effort to expand geothermal energy research, to be led by Tim Kneafsey. EnergyWire and ThinkGeoEnergy also covered the announcement first seen in a Lab news release.
A July 20 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on solar myths cited two different Lab studies on PVs.
A July 18 Symmetry magazine story on dark matter quoted Kathryn Zurek.
A July 18 GreenCarCongress story, based on a Lab news release, covered the funding renewal for the Joint BioEnergy Institute. Clean Technica also ran a story on the renewal.
A July 17 LiveScience story on the challenges to the Standard Model in physics quoted Zoltan Ligeti.
A July 17 Western Massachusetts News video highlighted research by Alan Meier showing how roof racks cost drivers gas. The findings first appeared last year in a Lab news release.
A July 14 PRI Public Radio story cited work by Nihar Shah and his study of air-conditioning and carbon emissions. Clean Technica and the New Straits Times also covered his findings.