National Park Services says loss of visitor spending hit some communities hard. But Pinnacles, the nation's newest national park, ducked the worst of the problems.
"There are lots of pills that kill," says Dr. Cathleen Clancy, associate medical director for the National Capital Poison Center in Washington, D.C. People often underestimate the risks of individual drugs and combinations of drugs for young children, she says. ...Read More
In his new book, "The Future of the Mind," theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explores how the next century of scientific innovation will expand the brain's abilities. Kaku joins us to discuss the latest in neurological research, how the brain resembles a corporation, and the fantastic inventions that will change everything ...Read More
At the former Treasure Island naval base, a discovery of radioactive material has led to the bureaucratic equivalent of warfare. ...Read More
Visualization uses meteorological data to render dramatic view of weather here and elsewhere on Earth. ...Read More
The news in photos from around the Bay. ...Read More
No matter where you live in the Bay Area, the answer might surprise you.
A story published on Tuesday by the Center for Investigative Reporting looks at recent findings of radioactive contamination on Treasure Island, and examines the legacy of radioactive materials used by the U.S. Navy. The report also questions whether the island is safe for current residents and explores the implications for ...Read More
Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History in New York, is a prolific writer and frequently cited authority on astronomy in the popular media. This spring, Tyson hosts a new TV series called Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey, an update of the influential 1980 PBS series Cosmos: A Personal Journey.
NASA researchers announce they've verified 715 new planets orbiting around 305 stars.
Latest series of storms is expected to douse entire region. But the drought? It's still with us. ...Read More