A Southern California utility routinely powers down sections of the grid during extreme winds.
Despite their impact in San Francisco, the Ace of Cups were all but written out of history books. Now, decades later, four of the five original band members are recording their first album together.
By Elliott Kennerson, KQED Science
Not pulling your leg here: When attacked, daddy longlegs deliberately release their limbs to escape.
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 KQED Future of You
After her daughter was bullied, one mom decided to start a camp dedicated to welcoming gender nonconforming kids.
By Anna Kusmer
Today’s instant global connectivity makes whole new kinds of citizen science possible during a solar eclipse.
By David Gorn, KQED Future of You
Given their cumbersome nature, the electronic health record -- long touted as a way to dramatically improve patient care -- often does just the opposite.
By Danielle Venton and Jon Brooks, KQED Future of You
Searching for solutions to back pain can lead sufferers into an expensive and sometimes dangerous maze of ineffectual treatments, procedures and pills, journalist and investigative reporter Cathryn Jakobson Ramin found.
By Ben Burress, KQED
NASA is setting its sights on a much deeper look at Jupiter’s moon, Europa, and the mysterious -- potentially life-supporting -- ocean hidden beneath its icy crust.
By Julia Scott, KQED
Neurobiologist Frances Jensen explores the biochemical imperatives that make teenagers and young adults so emotional and unpredictable, as well as leaving them more vulnerable to addiction and mental disorders.
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