Friday, September 22, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Sept. 17, 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 Sept. 21 Popular Mechanics story featured work on converting CO2 to ethanol, work led by Joel Ager. The story, based on a Lab news release, was also #1 on Reddit’s Science subpage this week. International Business Times and Hydrogen Fuel News were some of the other outlets covering the research.

Meantime, a Sept. 19 CleanTechnica story also looked at Ager’s work along with research by Peidong Yang described in another release this week. 

Yang’s work on the use of copper in a conversion to fuel was also featured in a Chemical & Engineering News story as well.

A Sept. 20 Solar Industry Magazine story highlighted a new utility-scale solar trends report authored by Mark Bolinger, Jo Seel, and Kristina Hamachi LaCommare. PV Magazine also covered their work.

A Sept. 19 Newsweek story on the residual effects of smoking quoted Bo Hang, citing work his group has done in this area.

A Sept. 18 Digital Journal magazine story looked at new Lab hydrogen research and quoted David Prendergast. The story was based on a Lab news release.

A Sept. 17 Xinhua News story looked at the use of a Metal-Organic Framework to store carbon monoxide, work led by Jeff Long.