Friday, July 14, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, June 25-July 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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A July 14 story in The Scientist looked at a new approach to searching for microbial species and quoted Natalia Ivanova.

A July 13 New York Times story on how changing air-conditioning practices could affect climate change cited work led by Nihar Shah. A similar story also appeared on EE News.

A July 13 Wired magazine story on artificial intelligence and the data needs required quoted Luke de Oliveira.

A July 12 Science magazine story on college students finding work in science settings quoted current Lab intern Reavelyn Pray.
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/07/competition-helps-college-students-find-place-science

A July 11 Energy Manager Today story, based on a Lab news release, highlighted recent work led by Eleanor Lee on building energy efficiencies. LEDs Magazine also covered the research.

A July 10 International Business Times story looked at Swiss researchers using NERSC to achieve a quantum-computing breakthrough.

A July 10 insideHPC story, based on a Lab news release, looked at neuromorphic computing and the data required, and quoted Paolo Calafiura, Daniela Ushizima, Kristofer Bouchard and Chao Yang.

A July 5 Science news story quoted Paolo Calafiura in a story on how artificial intelligence is changing how science is conducted.

A July 3 Nature news story highlighted work on the secrets to long-lasting Roman concrete, work led by Advanced Light Source user Marie Jackson. The work, first featured in a Lab news release, was widely covered including by Popular Science, UPI news, Archaeology magazine, EuraAsia Review and more.

A June 30 Amazing Science story featured work led by Hoi-Ying Holman showing how archaea live on our skin. The story was based on a recent Lab news release.

A June 29 Greenwire news story looked at a report on the challenges to wind power, a report led by Ben Hoen and Joe Rand.

A June 28 Yahoo News story, based on a Lab news release, featured work on underwater telecommunication, work led by Xiang Zhang and Chengzhi Shi.

A June 26 Washington Post obituary looked at the life of former Lab astrophysicist Jerry Nelson.

A June 26 CNBC.com story highlighted research showing how microbes may have helped clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, work led by Gary Andersen. The findings, reported first in a Lab news release, were widely covered by Seeker.com, Invisiverse, Science Bulletin and more.

A June 25 story in The Independent on cellphone battery life quoted Ramamoorthy Ramesh.