Today at Berkeley Lab

EPA Awards $100K to Bay Area Green Tech Company With Lab Ties

SimpleWater LLC is collaborating with UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab to create water treatment methods using electrochemical arsenic removal technology, allowing for more affordable removal of water contaminants. The grant is part of the EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research Program. More>

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Lab’s Indoor Air Pollution Research Gets Front-Cover Treatment

The Lab’s indoor-air pollution research was featured in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. The front-cover story explored the potentially hazardous emissions from gas appliances and efforts to control exposure. More>

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Adam Arkin Featured on ‘Through the Wormhole’ Program

The director of the Physical Biosciences Division appears on the popular Science Channel program tonight at 10 p.m. The show, “Will We Become God?” looks at the scientific breakthroughs that are seemingly granting humans “divine” abilities. More>

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Mobile Microscopes: Snapping The Future Of Health Care

Physical bioscientist Daniel Fletcher’s pioneering research is discussed in a Forbes story about the smartphones’ new healthcare applications, such as the CellScope, a microscope he developed that can be used in the field. More>

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Cool Roofs Offer Salve for Hot Cities and Climate

Article on Lab energy efficiency pioneer Art Rosenfeld looks at his efforts to promote cool roofs as a way to combat urban heat, reduce smog, and cut greenhouse gases. More>

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New Frontier of Energy Research is Human Behavior

EETD’s Ed Vine featured in Wired story about getting people to employ conservation habits, which has potential to cut U.S. consumption by one-quarter. More>

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Solar Energy Breakthrough Could Drop Consumer Price

New semiconductors manufacturing method could make solar power competitive with fossil fuels. More>

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A New Chemical Recipe Raises Prospect of Inexpensive Fuel

Chemical Sciences’ Jeffrey Long helps turn ethane into liquid ethanol. More>

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Tobacco Gets a Makeover as New Source for Biofuel

KQED’s ‘QUEST’ highlights research program that includes Lab scientists. More>

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SPIE Features Video Interview With Director Paul Alivisatos

He discusses Lab’s four strategic scientific initiatives. More>

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