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April 2021

A young mother in Rwanda cuddles her newborn with skin-to-skin contact, wrapped with the Infant Warmer mat. (Credit: Anne Hansen, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital. Photo taken July, 2019 in Butaro Hospital, Rwanda, with informed consent.)

Infant-Warming Device Proven Effective and Safe in Reducing Neonatal Mortality

Newborn babies, particularly those born under-weight or preterm, are susceptible to hypothermia, since newborns are not yet able to maintain their own body heat.

Sitka, Alaska: One of the 11 remote and island communities selected for DOE's Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project

Eleven Remote and Island Communities Join Berkeley Lab in First Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project

Remote and island communities face high energy costs and vulnerable energy infrastructures, and are at increased risk of natural disasters and climate change impacts.

Mary Ann Piette, senior scientist and division director of Building Technology & Urban Systems at Berkeley Lab, joined Steve Clemons, editor-at-large for The Hill and Donnel Baird, founder of BlocPower, in an engaging discussion about building energy use and how it can be improved.

Mary Ann Piette Featured in “The Hill” Discussion on Buildings and Sustainability

Mary Ann Piette, Berkeley Lab expert in building technology and energy efficiency, recently took part in