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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/21/143774/jargonfree_history_of_the_universe_finds_beauty_in_ordinary?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Jargon-Free History Of The Universe Finds Beauty In Ordinary Words</a>

KQED News | September 21, 2014

Jargon-Free History Of The Universe Finds Beauty In Ordinary Words

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/21/143773/study_pits_head_strength_of_crossworders_and_scrabblers?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Study Pits Head Strength Of Crossworders And Scrabblers</a>

KQED News | September 21, 2014

Study Pits Head Strength Of Crossworders And Scrabblers

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/20/143750/mammoth_on_the_move_rare_nearlyintact_skeleton_heads_to_dallas?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Mammoth On The Move: Rare, Nearly-Intact Skeleton Heads To Dallas</a>

KQED News | September 20, 2014

Mammoth On The Move: Rare, Nearly-Intact Skeleton Heads To Dallas

For tens of thousands of years, the skeleton of a giant mammoth lay in one place: a gravel pit about 50 miles south of Dallas. A few months ago, the bones were unearthed — and now they're on the move. Paleontologists are carefully packing them up, preparing them to travel to ...Read More

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/20/143726/the_odor_of_political_attraction?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >The Odor Of Political Attraction</a>

KQED News | September 20, 2014

The Odor Of Political Attraction

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/15/143500/multispectral_imaging_could_reveal_secrets_of_martellus_map?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Multispectral Imaging Could Reveal Secrets Of Martellus Map</a>

KQED News | September 19, 2014

Multispectral Imaging Could Reveal Secrets Of Martellus Map

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Arrives at the Foot of Mars’ Mount Sharp

KQED Science | September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Arrives at the Foot of Mars’ Mount Sharp

Curiosity has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its primary mission goal. It's a 3-mile-high mound of sediment that preserves a geologic record of Mars going back billions of years.

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/19/143617/the_poor_dont_always_benefit_from_democracy_mortality_rates_show?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >The Poor Don't Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show</a>

KQED News | September 19, 2014

The Poor Don't Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201409191000?pid=RD19 target=_blank >California Proposition 1: Water Bond</a>

Forum | September 19, 2014

California Proposition 1: Water Bond

Water is always a hot political topic in California, and this drought-plagued year is no exception. Proposition 1 on the November ballot would authorize $7.5 billion for what supporters say are critical water quality and infrastructure projects. We'll discuss what's in the bond and hear from opponents who claim that ...Read More

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201409190930?pid=RD19 target=_blank >Stanford Psychologist Wins 'Genius' Grant for Work on Racial Bias</a>

Forum | September 19, 2014

Stanford Psychologist Wins 'Genius' Grant for Work on Racial Bias

On Wednesday, Stanford social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, known as "genius" award. Eberhardt's work examines our subtle, unconscious racial biases and the effect these hidden prejudices have on the justice system. Eberhardt joins us to discuss her research and her recent work with the Oakland ...Read More

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/18/143587/a_coastal_paradise_confronts_its_watery_future?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >A Coastal Paradise Confronts Its Watery Future</a>

KQED News | September 18, 2014

A Coastal Paradise Confronts Its Watery Future

Dan Reiter, 37, is a long-boarder and contractor who used to live in Tampa. Then he discovered the surf breaks along a stretch of coast south of Cape Canaveral. "It's one of the most beautiful places in the world to live and surf and raise your kids," says Reiter, ...Read More

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/09/18/king-fire-pictures-el-dorado-county-pollock-pines target=_blank >Images of the King Fire: Beautiful — at a Distance</a>

News Fix | September 18, 2014

Images of the King Fire: Beautiful — at a Distance

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/09/18/king-fire-update-pollock-pines-el-dorado-county target=_blank >King Fire Update: Blaze Slows; Arson Suspect to Appear in Court</a>

News Fix | September 18, 2014

King Fire Update: Blaze Slows; Arson Suspect to Appear in Court

The major wildfire burning north of the Bay Area's main route to Lake Tahoe has exploded in size. The blaze grew fourfold in 24 hours and now stands at 71,000 acres. About 2,000 homes remain threatened.

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/17/143510/study_of_flexible_brains_may_aid_injury_understanding?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Study Of 'Flexible Brains' May Aid Injury Understanding</a>

KQED News | September 17, 2014

Study Of 'Flexible Brains' May Aid Injury Understanding

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/09/17/bay-area-firefighters-head-east-to-fight-blaze-near-pollock-pines/ target=_blank >Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Fight Blaze Near Pollock Pines</a>

News Fix | September 17, 2014

Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Fight Blaze Near Pollock Pines

By Isabel Angell and Olivia Allen-Price A member of the San Francisco Fire Department prepares an engine that's heading to the King Fire near Placerville. (Isabel Angell/KQED) A contingent of Bay Area firefighters is joining the massive force that's combating a huge, fast-moving blaze burning in the Sierra near the main road ...Read More

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/17/143500/multispectral_imaging_could_reveal_secrets_of_martellus_map?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Multispectral Imaging Could Reveal Secrets Of Martellus Map</a>

KQED News | September 17, 2014

Multispectral Imaging Could Reveal Secrets Of Martellus Map

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What to Know About California’s New Groundwater Law

KQED Science | September 17, 2014 | 13 Comments

What to Know About California’s New Groundwater Law

Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday that will require the first-ever rules for pumping groundwater in California. Here's why lawmakers and the governor acted, and what the new laws mean.

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201409170850/b target=_blank >Brown's Signature Marks Beginning of Groundwater Reform</a>

The California Report | September 17, 2014

Brown's Signature Marks Beginning of Groundwater Reform

California's historic drought deserves some credit for political action on longtime water needs in the state. That was the assessment of Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday, just after he signed a groundbreaking trio of laws regulating the use of groundwater. ...Read More

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<a href=http://science.kqed.org/quest/audio/fossil-burrows-shed-light-on-great-plains-roots/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=fossil-burrows-shed-light-on-great-plains-roots target=_blank >Fossil Burrows Shed Light on Great Plains' Roots</a>

QUEST | September 16, 2014

Fossil Burrows Shed Light on Great Plains' Roots

Shane Tucker holds a fossil gopher tooth (left) next to a modern pocket gopher skull. (Photo credit: Jackie Sojico, QUEST Nebraska) Jesslyn Weiner says the fossil burrows are now a regular part of her tours at Happy Jack Chalk Mine. (Photo credit: Jackie Sojico, QUEST Nebraska) If you drive through central ...Read More

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Dancing with Atoms: Innovative Art Advances Computing and Chemistry

KQED Science | September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dancing with Atoms: Innovative Art Advances Computing and Chemistry

We humans are naturally enchanted by life at scales smaller than our own. An imaginative art installation can draw you into the sub-microscopic realm with the compelling immersion of a video game.

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/09/15/fire-south-of-yosemite-burns-21-structures-forces-hundreds-to-flee/ target=_blank >Fire South of Yosemite Burns 21 Structures, Forces Hundreds to Flee</a>

News Fix | September 15, 2014

Fire South of Yosemite Burns 21 Structures, Forces Hundreds to Flee

Update, 10:15 a.m. Monday: A few updated numbers on some of the fires burning throughout the state: The King Fire, just north of U.S. 50 near Pollock Pines, is now reported to have burned 3,900 acres and is 10 percent contained. The fire is burning to the north ...Read More

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