5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.
REPORT: CDC Researchers Banned From Using Terms 'Fetus' And 'Transgender'Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including "fetus," ''transgender" and "science-based."
Stars Of Science, Hollywood And Tech Celebrate The Breakthrough AwardsThe glitter was bright Sunday night as stars from Hollywood, Science and the Silicon Valley gathered in Mountain View for the annual Breakthrough Prizes.
Could Blood Plasma Be The Fountain Of Youth?Blood has always been known as "the Gift of Life" and a growing number of Bay Area researchers are currently trying to isolate a factor in blood that may turn back the hands of time.
US Report Contradicts Trump Team: Global Warming Mostly Man-MadeA massive U.S. report concludes the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top Trump administration officials, who downplay human's role in climate change.
Babies Try Harder When They See You SweatIf at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching.
Massive Mosquito Swarms Released In FresnoA white van cruises through the streets of Fresno at dusk, delivering an unusual cargo - thousands of male mosquitoes.
The Kitchen-Sink Volcano: A Fun Science Experiment For The Whole FamilyIf you grew up watching endless <em>Brady Bunch</em> reruns you’re probably familiar with Peter Brady’s volcano—a mud-spewing, steep-sided science project that sent showers of muck and sludge all over Peter’s sister, Marsha, and her snooty friends. It was the coolest thing ever.
To Help Reduce Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Unleashing 20 Million Of ThemWhile it may sound counter-intuitive, the scientists' plan will hopefully reduce the number of disease-carrying mosquitos, according to NPR's report.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Reviving Rare San Francisco SpeciesTim Wong is an aquatic biologist at the California Academy of Sciences, but his real passion lies nearly hidden on the academy’s living roof in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
Science Program For Young Women Of Color Aims To Break Glass CeilingAt the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco, girls are equally welcomed. But that's not always how it is in the rest of the world.
Trump Administration Hollows Out EPA Science Integrity BoardThe Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science.

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