Newest Earth science mission could extend the accuracy range of weather forecasts, fine-tune flood forecasts.
Misplace your car keys? Forget to buy milk at the store? For those coping with a memory-impairing disease or injury, memory loss can be debilitating. New therapeutic brain implants could help patients overcome memory deficits.
The data could yield a much more precise picture of how accumulating greenhouse gases will affect the planet.
A new report echoes some of the worst fears of a fourth straight drought year.
There's more than meets the eye to the reported reassessment of the state's next big oil play.
While coastal communities debate the merits of desalting seawater as a drought solution, a new approach to desalination could be a boon to farmers far inland.
A 47-mile section of the California Aqueduct, the main artery of the state's water system, could be engineered to flow backward this summer.
Farmers are looking to the sky for the latest water-saving tool. But will aviation authorities allow it?
A wave generated by Japan's monstrous Tohoku earthquake destroyed Crescent City's fishing harbor. Engineers say the new design should withstand a 50-year event.
Just as salmon are being returned to the San Joaquin River, the extreme drought is bringing political heat to one of the most ambitious environmental restoration efforts in the state.
U.S. could make substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by stopping methane leaks from natural gas pipelines, says a new Stanford study.