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Jenny Oh

Jenny is happy to wear multiple hats at KQED; she works as an Interactive Producer for the Science & Environment unit and blogs for Bay Area Bites, KQED's popular food blog. Jenny graduated with honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Film and Television program and has worked for WNET/PBS, The Learning Channel, Sundance Channel and HBO.

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What Gives the Morpho Butterfly Its Magnificent Blue?

KQED Science | December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

What Gives the Morpho Butterfly Its Magnificent Blue?

What does it mean to be blue? The wings of a Morpho butterfly are some of the most brilliant structures in nature, and yet they contain no blue pigment -- they harness the physics of light at the nanoscale.

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Science of Beer: Tapping the Power of Brewer’s Yeast

KQED Science | February 11, 2014 | 3 Comments

Science of Beer: Tapping the Power of Brewer’s Yeast

Whether it’s a lager or ale, sour or bitter, dark or light, most beer has one thing in common: yeast. KQED Science visits a commercial yeast laboratory and a local brewery to reveal how this key ingredient is a major player in both science history and beer production.

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Our Top Science Stories from 2013

KQED Science | December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our Top Science Stories from 2013

From the debut of the world's largest solar plant to Comet ISON, zombified bees to the physics of sailing — it's been another year of diverse storytelling from the KQED Science team. Here's a round-up of our top 10 stories (based on page views) that you've enjoyed in 2013.

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200 Geeks, 24 Hours: Science Hack Day in San Francisco

KQED Science | December 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

200 Geeks, 24 Hours: Science Hack Day in San Francisco

What happens when you fill up a giant space with over 200 eager science fans from around the Bay Area for a weekend? You get Science Hack Day San Francisco, a two-day event where a diverse group of "hackers" -- from developers and designers to scientists and students -- works side-by-side to see what they can quickly create within 24 consecutive hours.

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New Women-only Hacking Event Smashes the ‘Google Glass Ceiling’

KQED Science | September 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

New Women-only Hacking Event Smashes the ‘Google Glass Ceiling’

The first "Women Hacking Glass" meetup, a new monthly gathering for women developers interested in creating apps for Google Glass, was hosted at Mozilla headquarters in downtown San Francisco.

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Now Open, What Will Be the Next Steps for the Bay Bridge’s New Bicycle and Pedestrian Path?

KQED Science | September 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Now Open, What Will Be the Next Steps for the Bay Bridge’s New Bicycle and Pedestrian Path?

Thousands of cyclists and residents from the Bay Area have already walked or biked across the new bicycle and pedestrian bike path on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge, which officially opened at noon on Tuesday. But one common question many cyclists have: Will the path eventually reach San Francisco?

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Explorer’s Log: Chasing ‘Carrots’ Around Lake Tahoe With Google Glass

KQED Science | August 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Explorer’s Log: Chasing ‘Carrots’ Around Lake Tahoe With Google Glass

After spending a few weeks getting familiar with the new Explorer edition of Google Glass, KQED Science's Jenny Oh takes it for a spin around Lake Tahoe.

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Explorer’s Log: My First Day With Google Glass

KQED Science | August 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Explorer’s Log: My First Day With Google Glass

Follow the Google Glass Explorer adventures of Jenny Oh, an Interactive Producer for KQED Science, in a special multi-part series.

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Career Spotlight: Bioengineer

KQED Science | May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Career Spotlight: Bioengineer

Tejal Desai is a bioengineering professor at UC San Francisco who is investigating new treatments for diabetes. Using nanotechnology, she is developing a tiny capsule that contains pancreatic cells that produce insulin.

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Career Spotlight: Population Geneticist

KQED Science | May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Career Spotlight: Population Geneticist

Ryan Hernandez is an assistant professor at UC San Francisco in the department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences. His lab studies patterns of genetic variation between human populations.

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Career Spotlight: Neurobiologist

KQED Science | May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Career Spotlight: Neurobiologist

Eva LaDow is a post-doctoral fellow at the Gladstone Institutes of Neurological Disease. Her project aims to determine whether any drugs already approved by the FDA may also be used to treat ALS.

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