Newest Earth science mission could extend the accuracy range of weather forecasts, fine-tune flood forecasts.
Silvia Francis is an intern at KQED Science and a senior at Denison University where she studies biology and cinema. She was drawn to KQED by her interests in science communication and multimedia.
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The popular San Mateo County beach was open to the public for almost a century. Then in 2008, a Silicon Valley billionaire bought the property and closed the only road leading to the beach.
A team of Bay Area scientists is biohacking baker's yeast, in an effort to produce proteins that are just like milk proteins, only they're aren't from milk.
Mandatory boat inspections stop invasive species from endangering Lake Tahoe’s pristine ecosystem.
Biologists at UC Davis are growing concerned about the presence of non-native aquatic snakes in California’s waterways.
Squid fishermen in and around Monterey Bay are experiencing early success this season with California market squid, which may be a result of a couple happy accidents.
Bear, the narcoleptic dog who stole the heart of a Stanford specialist in the disease, has died.