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The California Report | December 29, 2014

">"Designer Water" Repurposes Wastewater for Multiple Uses

There's an industrial plant near Long Beach that produces billions of gallons of what it calls "designer water." That may sound like a frivolous use of H20 in the middle of a drought. But it's something parched California needs more of. read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201412290850/a target=_self>Manual Measurement to Give Clear Picture of Sierra Snowpack</a>

The California Report | December 29, 2014

Manual Measurement to Give Clear Picture of Sierra Snowpack

Tomorrow morning, state water authorities will conduct this winter's first manual measurement of the Sierra Nevada snowpack. The data will give researchers a clearer picture of how much water we can expect flowing into depleted California reservoirs once the snow begins to melt. read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2014/12/29/hell-no-we-wont-go-outstanding-radical-art-and-global-movements-in-2014/ target=_self>Hell No, We Won’t Go: Outstanding Radical Art And Global Movements in 2014</a>

KQED | December 29, 2014

Hell No, We Won’t Go: Outstanding Radical Art And Global Movements in 2014

Recently New York Times film critic A. O. Scott asked, “Is our art equal to the challenge of our times?” Querying the role of culture en masse (films, music, books, theatre and, yes, visual art), Scott expressed a vague disappointment with today's artists in addressing the issues of read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/science/audio/how-science-can-help-prevent-a-bad-hangover/ target=_self>How Science Can Help Prevent a (Bad) Hangover</a>

KQED Science | December 29, 2014

How Science Can Help Prevent a (Bad) Hangover

(iStock/Getty Images) Hangovers are a neglected topic, at least in the annals of science. Search “alcoholism” on PubMed and you'll find 76,131 studies published in peer-reviewed science journals. “Hangovers” yields a mere 520. Two of those were authored by Michael Shlipak, a physician at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/science/2014/12/29/knowledge-of-bird-biology-expands-with-the-sequencing-of-48-genomes/ target=_self>Knowledge of Bird Biology Expands with the Sequencing of 48 Genomes</a>

KQED Science | December 29, 2014

Knowledge of Bird Biology Expands with the Sequencing of 48 Genomes

Scientists have learned so much about birds from sequencing the genomes of 48 different species of them. And there is plenty more they will learn as they continue to analyze the data. (Wikimedia Commons) In a stunning feat of scientific prowess, a large group of scientists has completely sequenced the read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201412290850 target=_self>Manual Measurement to Give Clear Picture of Sierra Snowpack</a>

The California Report | December 29, 2014

Manual Measurement to Give Clear Picture of Sierra Snowpack

Tomorrow morning, state water authorities will conduct this winter's first manual measurement of the Sierra Nevada snowpack. The data will give researchers a clearer picture of how much water we can expect flowing into depleted California reservoirs once the snow begins to melt. read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/12/29/152637/first_book_gets_reading_material_into_the_hands_of_lowincome?source=npr&category=economy target=_self>First Book Gets Reading Material Into The Hands Of Low-Income Students</a>

KQED News | December 29, 2014

First Book Gets Reading Material Into The Hands Of Low-Income Students

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/12/29/152641/nevadas_tesla_battery_factory_triggers_wave_of_followup_business?source=npr&category=economy target=_self>Nevada's Tesla Battery Factory Triggers Wave Of Follow-Up Business</a>

KQED News | December 29, 2014

Nevada's Tesla Battery Factory Triggers Wave Of Follow-Up Business

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201412290735?pid=RD62 target=_self>Chance</a>

Forum | December 29, 2014

Chance

On a quiet, sunny Monday at Squaw Valley, on a nearly empty ski slope, I was run over from behind by another skier traveling about 30 miles per hour faster than me. I screamed from the shock as his body slammed into mine. I kept screaming from the pain as read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201412291000?pid=RD19 target=_self>The Science of Healthy Weight Loss</a>

Forum | December 29, 2014

The Science of Healthy Weight Loss

From juice-fasting to a meat-only paleo diet, the variety of weight loss advice can be overwhelming. But what really works? We'll talk with medical experts about how to stay healthy while dieting, and how to keep the pounds off. read more...

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