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Monday, April 28, 2003
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11:00 a.m.
NCEM Seminar: Structure And Magnetism Of Gas-Phase Sintered Fept Nanoparticles, S. Stappert, B. Rellinghaus, M. Acet, E. F. Wassermann, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
NCEM conference Room, B-72 Room 201

4:30 p.m.
UC Berkeley Department of Physics Colloquia:
Nano- as a Route to Fundamental Physics, Joel Moore, Physics Dept, UC Berkeley
1 Le Conte Hall


12th Users Meeting for the Advanced Photon Source Argonne National
Laboratory: Tuesday-Thursday

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
EHS 604 Hazardous Waste Generator
Bldg. 51-201

11:00 a.m.
Environmental Energy Technologies Division Seminar: Energy Revolution: Policies for a Sustainable Future, Howard Geller, author and former director of ACEEE, Current Director of the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project in Boulder, Colorado
Building 90, Room 3148

11 – noon
EHS 622 Radioactive & Mixed Waste Generator
Bldg. 51-201

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
EHS 735/738/739 Biosafety/Bloodborne Pathogen
Bldg. 51-201

3 – 3:45 p.m.
EHS 730 Medical/Biohazard Waste
Bldg. 51-201

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Soup: Garden Vegetable
Origins: Curried Lamb
Adobe Cafe: Vermicelli
Fresh Grille: Steak Sndwich
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Full Menu
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Rural China Choking
On Indoor Air Pollution
By J.R. Pegg

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The problem of urban air pollution in China has been widely documented, and there is little doubt that many of the nation's major cities have severe air quality issues. But many people in rural China face a serious and less reported indoor air pollution problem and addressing the issue is far from easy...Even within the context of a program considered a success in putting cleaner cook stoves in the homes of rural Chinese, cultural and political hurdles still pervade, explained Jonathan Sinton, a scientist with the Lawrence Berkeley Lab's China Energy Group. Full story.

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Latest HENP Report Cites Neutrinos, SNAP

The Office of Science’s lastest High Energy and Nuclear Physics (HENP) brochure, “Exploring Matter and Energy,” is off the presses, and this year’s version notes the neutrino discoveries of 2002 as watersheds for the program. Berkeley Lab scientists participated in those discoveries and designed the inner structure of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO). The Lab is also featured in the “new directions” section with an enthusiastic mention of the SuperNova Cosmology Project (SNAP). The report can be read here.
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Carrier Aeroseal Licenses
Second Lab Technology

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Carrier Aeroseal LLC, a subsidiary of Carrier Corporation, recently signed two new licensing deals that will enable it to use Berkeley Lab aerosol duct-sealing technology in commercial buildings as well as residences. Estimates show duct sealing procedures can result in national energy savings of $30 billion for residential sealing alone. Now the work of Mark Modera and colleagues will move into commercial HVAC systems. Full story.

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Still Time to Comment
On Dinner Service

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A reminder that the Lab is considering a dinner service in the Cafeteria for employees working swing or late shifts, as well as those who might occasionally want to bring a dinner home. Anyone interested in this service has the opportunity to offer feedback by filling out the Cafeteria's online survey.
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