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For San Francisco Bone Collector, Skulls Are a Lifelong Love Affair

KQED Science | May 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

For San Francisco Bone Collector, Skulls Are a Lifelong Love Affair

San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences opens a skull exhibit this week, featuring the work of Ray Bandar, a man who has devoted 60 years to cleaning the skulls and bones of some of California's most beloved animals.

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Biologists’ Paradox: Killing and Collecting Rare Creatures to Prove They’re Not Extinct

KQED Science | April 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

Biologists’ Paradox: Killing and Collecting Rare Creatures to Prove They’re Not Extinct

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.

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Oakland Museum’s Nature Section Is Back in Business

KQED Science | May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oakland Museum’s Nature Section Is Back in Business

In the new Gallery of California Natural Sciences, to be unveiled tomorrow, no one will mistake California for someplace else again.

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UC Berkeley Enlists Citizen Scientists in a Buggy Data Problem

KQED Science | May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

UC Berkeley Enlists Citizen Scientists in a Buggy Data Problem

Scientists at UC Berkeley are asking the public to help transcribe field notes from millions of insect specimens.

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