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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/22/143863/climate_activists_look_for_solutions_from_business_diplomats?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Climate Activists Look For Solutions From Business, Diplomats</a>

KQED News | September 22, 2014

Climate Activists Look For Solutions From Business, Diplomats

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/22/143863/climate_activists_look_for_solutions_from_business_diplomats?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Climate Activists Look For Solutions From Business, Diplomats</a>

KQED News | September 22, 2014

Climate Activists Look For Solutions From Business, Diplomats

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/20/143730/organizers_hope_un_climate_march_will_be_largest_in_history?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History</a>

KQED News | September 22, 2014

Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/22/143813/mars_has_a_new_visitor_from_earth?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Mars Has A New Visitor From Earth</a>

KQED News | September 22, 2014

Mars Has A New Visitor From Earth

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2014/09/21/drought-may-be-linked-to-increase-in-west-nile/ target=_blank >Drought May Be Driving Increase in West Nile</a>

State of Health | September 21, 2014

Drought May Be Driving Increase in West Nile

A security guard walks the perimeter of the Almaden Reservoir in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Public health experts say the state's historic drought is partly to blame for the recent rise in West Nile virus infections. Cases this year have more than doubled ...Read More

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/09/21/143794/mission_to_study_mars_climate_enters_red_planets_orbit?source=npr&category=science target=_blank >Mission To Study Mars' Climate Enters Red Planet's Orbit</a>

KQED News | September 21, 2014

Mission To Study Mars' Climate Enters Red Planet's Orbit

This Sunday night, we headed back to Mars: NASA's MAVEN spacecraft fired its six main engines, slowing down enough so it could be captured by the gravity of the red planet and go into orbit. MAVEN, which stands for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, is a distinctly un-sexy name for a ...Read More

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Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History

KQED Science | September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History

Streets in New York City and other towns are being taken over by marchers Sunday in what organizers hope will be the largest climate change protest in history.

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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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<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://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/09/18/california-groundwater-court-case-could-speed-up-regulation/ target=_blank >California Groundwater: Court Case Could Speed Up Regulation</a>

News Fix | September 18, 2014

California Groundwater: Court Case Could Speed Up Regulation

By Daniel Potter The Scott River's flow depends on snow melting off the nearby mountains, but the last few winters haven't delivered. In places, the river disappears underground. (Daniel Potter/KQED) California's Supreme Court is being pressed to take up a case that could dramatically alter oversight for groundwater, building on a landmark ...Read More

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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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