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The San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth project monitors for shaking on the San Andreas Fault (USGS)

Earthquake Lab Along San Andreas Fault May Shut Down Due To Lack Of Funding

A high-tech earthquake laboratory in the Central Valley, that has been studying the San Andreas Fault, is in danger of shutting down as funding has dried up for the unique lab in Parkfield.


A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Alameda County Teams With FBI In Hopes Of Processing Backlog Of DNA Rape Kits Faster

Alameda County’s District Attorney is now working with the FBI on a pilot project to process and review a backlog of untested DNA rape kits more rapidly.


A bud grows on a marijuana plant

2 Arrested After 200 Pot Plants, Hash Oil Lab Found In Capitola Apartment

Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputies last week arrested two men and seized more than 200 marijuana plants and a hash oil extraction lab in a three-unit an apartment building near Capitola.


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About The Bay: Dinner Lab Is Private Club For Creative Chefs And Hungry ‘Food Nerds’

Bay Area “foodies” are flocking to a new lab where they can get a taste of the next big thing. KCBS’s Mike Sugerman “chewed the fat” with the people behind the idea during his travels in About the Bay.



Public Invited To Tour San Mateo Coroner’s Office, Forensics Lab

Those curious about what goes on behind the scenes in a criminal investigation are invited to tour the San Mateo County coroner’s office and forensic laboratory Thursday and Friday.


Ford cars on display in Mountain View (CBS)

Ford Opens Palo Alto Research Lab To Tap In To Tech Innovations

Ford Motor Company is opening a new Silicon Valley research lab in Palo Alto in hopes that the South Bay startup vibe will help the 109 year old company reinvent itself.


Fire crews at the scene of a deadly explosion at a research center in Menlo Park.

Cal-OSHA To Resume Investigation Into Menlo Park Blast

Cal_OSHA investigators will be back on site at membrane Technology and Research on Tuesday as they try to figure out what caused a deadly explosion last week at the laboratory.


Graphic of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis facility. (

Ceremony Held For New Berkeley Solar Fuels Facility

The new 18,000-square-foot facility was made possible by a $122 million award by the U.S. Department of Energy that will pay for its first five years of operations.


A view inside the SFPD crime lab; (inset) Deborah Madden  (CBS)

California AG Drops Case Against SFPD Drug Lab Worker

The California Attorney General’s office has decided not to prosecute Deborah Madden, a former San Francisco Police drug lab employee accused of stealing cocaine from the lab.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/30/2010


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