Ground-Breaking UC Word Cloud Map Could Help ‘Broken Brains’Researchers at the University Of California-Berkeley have developed a word cloud map of the cerebral cortex, a breakthrough they hope may someday help victims of stroke or other maladies that impact speech.
Stanford Scientists Make Plastic From Carbon Dioxide And GrassPetroleum-based plastic products plague our landfills, but Stanford University scientists have figured out a way to make plastic from grass and carbon dioxide.
5 Santa Clara Co. Teens Named Intel Science Talent Search FinalistsFive Santa Clara County high school seniors have been selected as finalists in the this year’s Intel Science Talent Search in Washington D.C.
Toxic Algae Poison Causes Devastating Brain Damage, Memory Loss In California's Sea Lion PopulationStranded sea lions are coming ashore in California with symptoms of memory loss one would expect to see in a human Alzheimer's patients.
TEDx Brings Big Ideas to YosemiteTEDxYosemite will take place on November 14th, 2015. Founded on the principle of spreading "Ideas Worth Sharing", TED takes many forms, bringing together thinkers and doers to share innovative ideas from across a variety of disciplines, including technology, entertainment, and design (TED).
'Great Pumpkin' Asteroid Hurtling Past Earth On HalloweenAn asteroid the size of the Empire State Building is preparing to zip past Earth on Halloween giving scientists at NASA something besides candy to gorge on.
How To Watch: Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday NightThe annual Orionid Meteor Shower is going to be putting on quite a show Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
4.1 Billion-Year-Old Fossil Suggests Life On Earth Started Much EarlierScientists have found fossil-like hints that some kind of life existed on Earth 4.1 billion years ago -- when the planet was a mere toddler.
NASA Teases Major 'Mars Mystery Solved' To Be Revealed At Press Conference Set For MondayIn a dramatic posting on its website, NASA officials say they will reveal that an important Mars "mystery" has been solved at a Washington D.C. press conference on Monday.
Homophobia Linked To Psychopathic Behaviors, Study ClaimsPeople with homophobic attitudes are more likely to have psychological issues including anger, hostility and aggression toward others, new research concludes.
New Stunning Close-Up Images Of Pluto Dazzle ScientistsNASA unveiled a fresh batch of Pluto pictures Thursday, revealing stunning vistas that include chaotic ice mountains, possible dunes of some sort, nitrogen ice flows and networks of valleys that defy easy explanation.
Space Station Crosses The Sun In Perfectly-Timed PhotoMany Californians enduring a late-summer heat wave may shudder at this latest NASA photo of the International Space Station crossing in front of our blazing sun.