Artificial light makes the modern world possible. But not all kinds of light are good for us. Electric light has fundamentally altered our lives, our bodies and the very nature of our sleep.
The annual open-ended celebration of geology and its related sciences takes place all this coming week. See what's happening and where to take part.
The Calaveras Dam Replacement Project has brought ancient fossils to light.
A group of biologists asks their peers to start documenting newly discovered and "rediscovered" species by non-destructive techniques instead of killing a specimen to bring home.
A porpoise fossil has been unveiled as a unique mammal that skimmed the seafloor with its sensitive, protruding lower jaw.
A new trove of soft-body fossils promises to expand the range of time and life-forms available to science as we explore the Cambrian Explosion of a half-billion years ago.
The best all-around geological museum in the Bay Area is in Fremont, catering to tomorrow's scientists and their teachers.