Stanford University Study Finds Fracking Harmed Wyoming Drinking WaterStanford University researchers released a new study stating that practices common in the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, industry have impacted a Wyoming community's drinking water and may be impacting other drinking water sources.
UCSF Study Finds Mid-Level Pot Use Leads To Some Memory Problems In Middle AgeA UCSF study found that lifetime marijuana users had worse verbal memory in middle age, but found no other cognitive function deficiencies.
California Drought Causes Estimated $1.84 Billion Agricultural LossesResearchers from the University of California at Davis looked Tuesday at the likely farm costs of the drought in 2015.
Tetris Could Help Curb Food, Drug CravingsA few minutes of playing Tetris could help curb cravings for food and drugs, according to a new study out of England.
Ewww.... Surfer Butts The Focus Of Scientific Research Into Ocean BacteriaCall it the most literal "beach bum" study ever. Occasionally in science, the topic of your research and the perfect subjects in which to study it correlate in unique ways, case in point -- surfers and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More specifically, surfer's colons.
California Drought To Cost Billions; Farmers Still 2.5M Acre-Feet Short Despite Drilling For WaterA new forecast says the economic impact of California’s drought will grow by $500 million in 2015, to $2.7 billion.
Study Suggests Housing Santa Clara County’s Homeless Is Cheaper Than Letting Them Live On StreetsA new long-term study shows that it actually might be cheaper to build housing for the homeless than to allow them to live on the streets.
Two Bay Area Locales Included In List Of 10 Most Fit Cities In U.S.However, neither of the two cities made the #1 or #2 spots.
Cheese May Be The Secret To A Healthier LifeA team of Dutch scientists trying to figure out the French paradox discovered that cheese and dairy consumption may be the secret to a healthier lifestyle.
12 Stats Showing Young Adults 'Unfriending' Jesus Christ This EasterJesus Christ, whether believed to be God incarnate, a prophet or just a man, is undeniably polarizing, controversial, or inspiring for billions, and with that in mind, researchers set out to determine how Jesus is viewed this Easter, 2015.
Music For Cats: Scientists Successfully Create Music Made Specifically For FelinesCats think it's purrfect.
Common Birds May Be Spreading Lyme Disease In California More Than Known, Study ShowsIn study released Wednesday, UC Berkeley researchers say that the role of birds in the spread of Lyme disease within California is more important than previously known.