Friday, May 4, 2018

Week Ending May 4

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

Vox cites a Lab-led interactive wind turbine map in its report on the growth of wind power. (May 3)

Bruce Cohen is quoted in a pv magazine item on a breakthrough at the Molecular Foundry that could make solar panels more efficient. (April 30)

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

An insideHPC interview on exascale computing notes the Lab’s participation in Northwest Chem, a molecular modeling package. (May 4)

Patrick Shih is quoted in a piece in Genetic Literacy Project on what scientists can learn from Earth’s most exotic creatures. (May 3)

A MachineDesign.com article about machine learning and new materials notes the Lab’s CAMERA efforts. (May 3)

Windpower Engineering & Development highlights a Lab report on the market value of offshore wind power and notes a related May 4 webinar by the Clean Energy Group for the Northeast Wind Resource Center with participation by Ryan Wiser and Andrew Mills. (May 3)

San Francisco Business Times wrote about the IPO of  Unity Biotech, an anti-aging startup co-founded by Judith Campisi. (May 3)

BadCredit.org honors “The Particle Adventure” educational site and app, produced by Berkeley Lab’s Particle Data Group, with an Editor’s Choice Award, and quotes Lab physicist Michael Barnett. (May 1)

Carl Haber and Earl Cornell are cited in an IEEE Spectrum feature on resurrecting Alexander Graham Bell’s voice. (April 30)

A Rolling Stone feature on Vermont’s budding pot industry cites Evan Mills’ 2012 study on energy use by the pot industry. (April 30)

Gary Karpen was quoted in a Nature article about harassment allegations at the Salk Institute against a prominent biologist. (April 30)

The Lab is cited in an E&E News item on geothermal power. (April 27)

A Sacramento Bee article about a UC nurses strike states listed the Lab among institutions that have RNs represented by the California Nurses Association. (April 27)