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A model depicting the 1947 Alien Autopsy in Roswell, New Mexico (credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Roswell Aliens Not So ‘Alien’ As We Thought

Roswell is back in the news with an alien body discovery on a Kodachrome slide…

05/28/2015

Waves crash against a seawall as people make their way along the Embarcadero in San Francisco during stormy weather. (AP Photo)

Team Of Scientists Sailing Into Massive Pacific Storm To Study ‘Atmospheric River’ Effects On California Drought

After 43-days without rain, a strong storm is making a beeline for the Bay Area, and a mission on the Pacific Ocean could unlock a solution to our ongoing drought.

02/03/2015

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UC Davis Researchers Erase Specific Memories In Mice Using Pulses Of Light

Researchers at UC Davis are learning how to use lasers to erase specific memories in mice.

10/13/2014

A protester sits in a street in front of police in riot gear as protesters attempt to block an entrance to the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find

Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?

08/22/2014

An adult deer tick. (USDA)

Ticks Carrying Lyme-Like, Mystery Bacteria Found In Bay Area Parks

A newly-discovered mystery bacteria with unknown health effects is being carried by ticks and found in Bay Area parks, according to a Stanford University study.

02/18/2014

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Animal Update: DNA Unlocking Links Between Dogs, Wolves

Researchers have begun to pinpoint the evolution of dogs from wolves by using genetic sequencing.

03/18/2013

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Wasted Time In Traffic Costs Commuters $121B; Bay Area Among Worst

An annual study of national driving patterns shows that Americans spent 5.5 billion additional hours sitting in traffic in 2011, and Bay Area roads are among the most congested.

02/05/2013

Stanford Study Finds Personal Info Leaked To Online Advertisers

A new Stanford study has found that dozens of the most popular websites on the Internet are sharing user’s personal information with advertisers.

10/12/2011