Friday, April 13, 2018

Week Ending April 13

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

Gizmodo covered a Lab release on the ability to print 3-D structures out of liquid, and produced an accompanying video as well. (April 13)

Buildings covered a Lab release on organic solar cells and quoted Steven Louie, Jeff Neaton, and Felipe da Jornada. (April 10)

Science Bulletin picked up a Lab release on discoveries about distortions in the universe’s oldest light. (April 10)

The Daily Cal covered a Lab release on self-driving taxis and another release on methane measurements, quoting Daniel Feldman. (April 9)

Stephen Derenzo is quoted in Australia’s Particle in a piece on WIMPs, or weakly interactive massive particles, the subject of a Lab release. (April 8)  

California magazine wrote about research at the Advanced Light Source that found the “ingredients for life” in two meteorites that crashed to Earth in 1998, covered in a Lab release. (Spring 2018 issue)

The sweet smell of success: A Lab release on its “smart farm” test bed in Arkansas was picked up in Manure Manager. (April 6)

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

Power Technology, ChemistryWorld, and covered a UC Berkeley release on a study led by Gerbrand Ceder that found an alternative to using cobalt in lithium batteries. (April 12)

Nevada Appeal and ThinkGeoEnergy reported on DOE’s upcoming decision on a site for FORGE, for enhanced geothermal research. The Lab is a participant in the Nevada site. (April 12)

The Los Angeles Times cited a Lab study on PACE programs in an article on PACE-related lawsuits. (April 12)

Trevor Keenan was quoted in a Scientific American article on a story on how trees sweat to keep cool. (May 2018 issue)

Hugo Destaillats was quoted in an article on e-cigarettes in Stanford Medicine’s SCOPE. (April 11)

Cyclotron Road published two pieces on Medium, one on Raymond Weitekamp’s PolySpectra and another on a new study published by Jean-Luc Vay and Jared Schwede; the latter also quotes Andreas Schmid. (April 11)

Miquel Salmeron was interviewed in Gimlet Media’s Every Little Thing podcast about why ice is slippery (starts at the 11-minute mark). (April 10)

Tianzhen Hong published an article in Science Trends on a tool for cities to model energy use by buildings. (April 10)

Good Fruit Grower carried an article on the use of the Advanced Light Source to study Honeycrisp apples. (April 10)

Ronnen Levinson was quoted in the Sonoran News on cool pavements. (April 9)

Mary Maxon co-authored an editorial in Science magazine advocating for science and technology fellowships at the state level, similar to California’s S&T Policy Fellows Program. (April 6)

An Eco-Business article on sweltering Asian cities cited a Lab report on air conditioners. (April 4)