When confronted with genetic evidence suggesting someone isn't “pure blood,” as white supremacists put it, they do not cast the person out of online communities. They bargain.
Oysters were once abundant in New York City, but decades of over-harvesting and pollution led to their near-extinction there. Now, an education initiative called the Billion Oyster Project teaches public school students how to help bring them back to the…
By Lesley McClurg, KQED Science
Self-described 'shadow lovers' -- like photographer Mark Bender -- chase eclipses all over the globe, in part because they say the awe-inspiring experience is spiritual.
By Nsikan Akpan and Julia Griffin
If you plan to join the 5,000-year-old tradition of eclipse watching next Monday, here are five things you need to remember.
By Roni Dengler
Giant larvaceans -- bizarre and beautiful zooplankton -- can transport ocean plastic and may introduce it into the food chain.
A dazzling spectacle will grace the United States from coast to coast on Monday, when the moon passes between the sun and earth, climaxing with momentary darkness. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the science and what…
By Anna Kusmer, KQED
Today’s instant global connectivity makes whole new kinds of citizen science possible during a solar eclipse.
By Roni Dengler
European scientists develop a chewing gum for spotting oral infections with peri-implant disease.
By Nsikan Akpan
Amazon issued a recall for some eclipse glasses sold on its internet marketplace, but did not publicly list the offending vendors or brands.
Fear haunts a community near a nuclear plant. So the U.S. is sending scientists there — to explain to dubious locals why they should trust in science.
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