Science

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Drone-Hunter Scans For Peeping Drones Then Knocks Them Out

People frustrated by drones flying over their neighborhoods may have a new way to fight back.

01/19/2015

Health workers in protective suit put their equipment on, on October 1, 2014 at MSF's (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia. Liberia has been hit the hardest by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in west Africa. The latest UN data released on September 27, 2014 said 1,830 people have died from the killer virus in Liberia so far, and 3,458 people have been infected.  (Photo PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ebola, Bat Meat And Tracking Patient Zero— Global Stories Of 2014

Health officials believe that the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa began with a young boy (patient zero)— the first human to contract the disease who played with a hollowed out tree inhabited by bats.

12/31/2014

California Academy of Sciences (credit: stanford.edu)

KCBS In Depth: California Academy Of Sciences Proves Popular With Adults

The new Executive Director of California Academy of Sciences, Dr. Jonathon Foley, says institutions like his play an important role in filling educational gaps, but is also popular among adults.

12/15/2014

Here's how the Geminid meteor streaks looked in 2012 above the Judean desert near near the Israeli Kibbutz of Ein Gedi.  (Photo by: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Look Up! Nature’s Light Show, The Geminid Meteor Shower Is On

Clear skies permitting, the show begins at 9 p.m. and will continue until sunrise. Try to find the darkest patch of sky possible for maximum viewing.

12/13/2014

Alexander Jason shows off a device he says stimulates his brain using electrical current. (CBS SF)

Forget Coffee, Techies Giving Brain An Electric Jolt To Stay More Focused

The latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren’t convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.

11/26/2014

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Google Invests In ‘Tremor Spoon’ That Will Allow Parkinson’s Patients To Eat Without Spilling

Google is investing in a spoon that uses hundreds of algorithms to allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s Disease to eat without spilling.

11/25/2014

An active region on the sun erupted with a mid-level flare, an M8.7 class, on Oct. 21, 2014, as seen in the bright light of this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. This image shows extreme ultraviolet light that highlights the hot solar material in the sun's atmosphere. Image Credit: NASA/SDO

Like A Giant Solar Shotgun, Biggest Sunspot In Quarter Century Rotating Toward Earth Again

The biggest sunspot in a quarter century is now rotating toward Earth for the second month in a row, putting all of humanity in its sites for potential releases of radiation.

11/20/2014

Kayak Summer Date

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of November 16th To 23rd

Kayaking with the kids, 80s culture, old tech, Raiders could win one, disco, Celtic harp, and science top this week’s 15 Things To Do in the Bay Area.

11/14/2014

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Do We Finally Know Where Amelia Earhart’s Plane Crashed?

Researchers say they have positively identified a fragment of Amelia Earhart’s lost aircraft for the first time since her plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937.

10/30/2014

(Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images)

Bay Area Students’ Shrimp Project Destroyed In Tuesday’s Rocket Explosion

The explosion of an unmanned rocket lifting off for the International Space Station is not only a setback for the space program, but also a disappointment to the hundreds of school children across the country, including here in the Bay Area.

10/29/2014

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