Bay Area researchers among a trio who discovered the machinery cells use to transport key molecules.
Environmental measures seem to be struggling in Sacramento, despite Democrats holding sizable majorities in both houses.
San Francisco’s Exploratorium, which recently moved to spanking new digs at Pier 15 on the Embarcadero, is laying off 18 percent of its staff because of low attendance. The San Francisco Chronicle says that the acclaimed science museum will cut 80 of its 435 paid positions four months after moving to its waterfront location. Museum […]
Ever wonder how a major league baseball player hits a 90-mph fastball? Ask some researchers at UC Berkeley, who have identified an area of the brain that makes it possible. Look at the numbers alone and hitting a home run seems next to impossible. A fastball takes .4 seconds to reach home plate after it […]
The glitch in California’s cap-and-trade program that you probably never heard about.
Marine scientists from around the world are gathering in Monterey this week to discuss what is sometimes a little-noticed climate change problem: ocean acidification. The oceans have become about 30 percent more acidic since the start of the Industrial Revolution – the result of soaking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Today, oceans absorb about […]