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If you fear shark attacks, you're not alone. Even though accidents involving toasters kill more people each year, there's something unnerving about the thought of... [Read More]
Researchers at UCSF and Lawrence Livermore National Lab are partnering with GlaxoSmithKline in an attempt to use supercomputers to slash the screening time... [Read More]
Picking up where 'A Year In Space' left off, a new documentary, Beyond A Year In Space chronicles what it's like for U.S. astronaut Scott... [Read More]
Scientists announce the first direct detection of gravitational waves -- ripples in space-time -- in addition to light from the collision of two neutron stars. [Read More]
In much of the area burning in Northern California, agriculture is the main industry. And in the Sonoma and Napa counties, wine is the big... [Read More]
t's a common claim among gun advocates that firearm ownership makes people safer. Research into gun violence says otherwise. [Read More]
Through his teaching and mentoring, Doherty's influence reached hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people. [Read More]
Stanford researchers claim AI can be taught to predict sexual orientation from photographs, and a firestorm ensues. [Read More]
Will debating the ethics of gene editing lead to more agreement? Some scientists and policy makers are hoping so. [Read More]
The total solar eclipse on August 21 will be the first time many Americans will directly see the moon entirely blocking out the disc of the... [Read More]
It's a bit of a drive, but not that far to go, if you want to see the total eclipse in August. [Read More]
Catching up with Josiah Zayner, the biohacker who attempted to replace his microbiome as part of an experiment to help irresolvable gastrointestinal woes. And... [Read More]
One of the most remarkable science stories of the year was the discovery, a century after it was predicted by Albert Einstein, that gravitational waves... [Read More]
Frightening headlines about biohacking have become the norm, but those who have investigated the do-it-yourself biology movement have found a much less... [Read More]
It killed 25 people and burned 3,000 homes -- and it's still the most damaging fire in California history. [Read More]
At a celebration of the 10-year anniversary of induced pluripotent stem cells, scientists engaged in a discussion on hot-button issues. [Read More]
These minions are built to mimic larval sea life -- and are much better behaved than the movie kind. [Read More]
This summer a team of maritime archaeologists plunged into the waters along California's Redwood Coast to document shipwrecks from the early lumber trade. [Read More]
"Precision medicine" attempts to tailor treatments based on the genetics, environment and lifestyle of each patient. [Read More]