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Quake swarm near the California-Mexico border gets scientists’ attention

More than 250 small earthquakes have struck since New Year’s Eve near…

 

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Climate change negatively affecting San Francisco Bay’s oyster population

A new report released by UC Davis’ Bodega Marine Laboratory and the San…

 

Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Co-Founder Kip Thorne waits in a side room before a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, to announce that scientists have detected gravitational ripples, just as Einstein predicted a century ago. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein-predicted ripples

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy,…

 

Stone: Stem cells don’t make cartilage

Stem cell-based therapies, in which the body's own cells are stimulated to…

Joseph Schell/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe new Exploratorium has 650 exhibits

San Francisco’s Exploratorium boosting visitor experience in new waterfront space

In the center of the new Exploratorium building on the waterfront sits…

Joseph Schell/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe new Exploratorium has 650 exhibits

Homeless NYer not among science contest finalists

She's not a finalist, but clearly a winner. A New York high…

Florida salvage company to explore British wreck

A British maritime charity says that a Florida-based deep-sea salvage company will…

Sunset for the Space Shuttle

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Shuttle Diplomacy

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Flagging NASA

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Military, scientists must gird for war in a very small place

It was the ’50s, and the Air Force had a problem.The brass…

Poison and Politics

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Issa: White House fibbed on Gulf cleanup progress

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., says the White House released an unjustifiably rosy…

The Future of the Moon Program

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Exhibit nears completion

On Target: An exhibit called the Water Planet, about the sensitive connection…