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.
An Oct. 6 UPI News story on battery technology and EVs quoted the Lab’s Gerbrand Ceder.
An Oct. 5 Los Angeles Times story on Neanderthal DNA quoted Eddy Rubin.
An Oct. 5 Biofuels Digest story noted how Joint Genome Institute researchers are finding novel ways to boost biomass yield.
An Oct. 4 Daily Cal story quoted Lab Director Mike Witherell in a story on UC Berkeley alum Barry Barish receiving the Nobel Prize in physics this week.
An Oct. 4 Davis Enterprise column noted the Lab’s work on understanding air-conditioning’s role in climate change.
An Oct. 2 Public News Service podcast looked at a new report led by Ryan Wiser showing the costs and benefits of renewable portfolio standards.
An October Physics Today column co-written by the Lab’s Spencer Klein looked at ultraperipheral nuclear collisions.
An Oct. 2 Solar Power World story featured a new Lab effort led by Daniel Arnold and Sean Peisert to strengthen the security of the grid, work which first appeared in a Lab news release.
An Oct. 1 Daily Cal story noted funding for quantum computing being led by Bert de Jong, Jonathan Carter, and Irfan Siddiqi. Futurism.com ran a similar story based on a Lab news release.
An Oct. 1 story in The Scientist on computational tools to design DNA looked at Build Optimization Software Tools (BOOST) developed by Ernst Oberortner, Jan-Fang Cheng, Samuel Deutsch, and Nathan Hillson.