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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/04/16/agency-halts-sardine-fishing-as-population-collapses target=_blank >Agency Halts Sardine Fishing as Population Collapses</a>

KQED News | April 16, 2015

Agency Halts Sardine Fishing as Population Collapses

Federal fishery regulators on Wednesday approved an early closure of the commercial sardine season off Oregon, Washington and California — shutting down the harvest of the highly sought fish for at least the next 14 months.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/04/14/digital-tools-for-health-come-with-hope-hype-and-harm/ target=_blank >Digital Tools for Health Come With ‘Hope, Hype and Harm’</a>

KQED Science | April 14, 2015

Digital Tools for Health Come With ‘Hope, Hype and Harm’

Medicine’s move into the computer age has great potential for improving care. But patients and doctors still face serious challenges in adapting to the rush of new technology.

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The Next Crime Wave in Farm Country: Stealing Water

KQED Science | April 9, 2015

The Next Crime Wave in Farm Country: Stealing Water

Madera County's DA tries to get out in front of an expected wave of water-related thefts.

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Water Conservation Ebbs as Governor Calls for Greater Effort

KQED Science | April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Water Conservation Ebbs as Governor Calls for Greater Effort

The latest figures on water conservation in California would seem to bear out the need for more strict, mandatory measures, such as the governor recently announced.

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Lunar Eclipse Visible in Bay Area Saturday Morning

KQED Science | April 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Lunar Eclipse Visible in Bay Area Saturday Morning

A total lunar eclipse, also known as a "blood moon," will be visible from the Bay Area early Saturday morning.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/04/03/ancestry-uses-a-drop-of-saliva-to-find-your-relatives-from-centuries-ago/ target=_blank >Ancestry Uses a Drop of Saliva to Find Your Relatives From Centuries Ago</a>

KQED Science | April 3, 2015

Ancestry Uses a Drop of Saliva to Find Your Relatives From Centuries Ago

This week Ancestry.com released a product that it claims can provide glimpses into the lives of your distant descendants.

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Governor Orders Water Cuts Amid Record Low Snowpack

KQED Science | March 31, 2015 | 18 Comments

Governor Orders Water Cuts Amid Record Low Snowpack

Governor Jerry Brown orders the state Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory reductions to cut water use by 25 percent.

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What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel?

KQED Science | March 31, 2015 | 3 Comments

What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel?

Scientists use a high-speed camera to film hummingbirds' aerial acrobatics at 1000 frames per second. They see, frame by frame, how neither wind nor rain stop these tiniest of birds from fueling up.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/robotics-surgeons-google-jandj target=_blank >Robotic Surgeons on the Horizon From Google, Johnson & Johnson Team</a>

KQED Science | March 27, 2015

Robotic Surgeons on the Horizon From Google, Johnson & Johnson Team

Your surgeon's favorite new assistant? A robotic arm. It may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but nimble robot hands are routinely used by surgeons in complex surgeries today. The field has grown dramatically in recent years, with hospitals around the country performing thousands of robot-assisted surgeries every year. And now, ...Read More

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201503261000?pid=RD19 target=_blank >National Park Service Director on the Future of America's Parks</a>

Forum | March 26, 2015

National Park Service Director on the Future of America's Parks

Jonathan Jarvis, director of the National Park Service, talks about the future of our national parks.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/26/university-and-biotech-firm-team-up-on-colorblindness-therapy/ target=_blank >University and Biotech Firm Team Up on Colorblindness Therapy</a>

KQED Science | March 26, 2015

University and Biotech Firm Team Up on Colorblindness Therapy

Six years ago, husband-and-wife scientists used gene therapy to cure colorblindness in monkeys. Now they’re trying to make it work for the millions of people with faulty color vision.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/25/how-did-ebola-volunteers-know-where-to-go-in-liberia-crowdsourcing/ target=_blank >How Did Ebola Volunteers Know Where to Go in Liberia? Crowdsourcing!</a>

KQED Science | March 25, 2015

How Did Ebola Volunteers Know Where to Go in Liberia? Crowdsourcing!

From more than 900 miles away, Kpetermeni Siakor helped get volunteers to the right neighborhoods in his native Liberia during the height of the Ebola epidemic.

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2015/03/25/frontline-vaccine-war-live-chat-wednesday-325-noon-pt/ target=_blank >Frontline ‘Vaccine War’ Live Chat; Wednesday 3/25, Noon PT</a>

State of Health | March 25, 2015

Frontline ‘Vaccine War’ Live Chat; Wednesday 3/25, Noon PT

Today Frontline hosts a live chat about its film The Vaccine War with KQED's Lisa Aliferis moderating.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/24/mutation-is-baked-into-the-chemistry-of-our-dna/ target=_blank >Mutation is Baked Into the Chemistry of Our DNA</a>

KQED Science | March 24, 2015

Mutation is Baked Into the Chemistry of Our DNA

Mutations are the raw stuff of evolution and they are built right into the chemistry of our DNA.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/20/ucsf-white-house-search-for-better-treatments-for-disease/ target=_blank >UCSF, White House Search for Better Treatments for Disease</a>

KQED Science | March 20, 2015

UCSF, White House Search for Better Treatments for Disease

HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell toured UC San Francisco Mission Bay Thursday, to discuss the White House precision medicine initiative with UCSF’s scientists and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/19/digital-health-explodes-in-austin-a-visit-to-chiron-health/ target=_blank >Digital Health Explodes in Austin: A Visit to Chiron Health</a>

KQED Science | March 19, 2015

Digital Health Explodes in Austin: A Visit to Chiron Health

During the SXSW tech conference in Austin, Texas, this past week, we stopped by the office of Chiron Health, a local company that is helping bring virtual doctor visits to patients.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/18/mom-turns-grief-into-pediatric-cancer-innovation/ target=_blank >Mom Turns Grief Into Pediatric Cancer Innovation</a>

KQED Science | March 18, 2015

Mom Turns Grief Into Pediatric Cancer Innovation

Kezia Fitzgerald was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin's Lymphoma while pregnant with her first child, but this was not the most devastating news she would receive that year.

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Newt Sex: Buff Males! Writhing Females! Cannibalism!

KQED Science | March 17, 2015 | 6 Comments

Newt Sex: Buff Males! Writhing Females! Cannibalism!

Every winter, California newts leave the safety of their forest burrows and travel as far as three miles to mate in the pond where they were born. Their mating ritual is a raucous affair that involves bulked-up males, writhing females and a little cannibalism.

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/16/a-crispr-solution-to-bubble-boy-disease/ target=_blank >A CRISPR Solution to “Bubble Boy” Disease?</a>

KQED Science | March 16, 2015

A CRISPR Solution to “Bubble Boy” Disease?

Researchers are racing to see what kinds of diseases might be cured through a hot new gene-editing technique. But if CRISPR lives up to the hype, who — other than patients — will profit?

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2015/03/13/startups-entrepreneurs-try-to-solve-medical-records-debacle/ target=_blank >Startups, Entrepreneurs Try to Solve Medical Records Debacle</a>

KQED Science | March 13, 2015

Startups, Entrepreneurs Try to Solve Medical Records Debacle

Startup companies are experimenting with new ways to unlock valuable patient information, in the hopes of lowering health care costs and improving the quality of care.

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