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A team led by Lisa Powell, an economist at the University of Illinois at Chicago, analyzed the effect of a 20 percent tax on sugar-swettened beverages. That works out to a little more than a penny-per-ounce. They looked at the impact in two states: Illinois and California. …read more
Soils may be better primed for the next big downpour. …read more
The NASA spacecraft is designed to answer a 42-year-old mystery about lunar dust, but it’s also snapping photos along the way. …read more
U.S. could make substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by stopping methane leaks from natural gas pipelines, says a new Stanford study. …read more
State officials are trying to do damage control to help endangered salmon during the drought, but helping some fish could hurt others. …read more
Protest part of a worldwide day of events organized by the S.F.-based Electronic Frontier Foundation.