Posts in: california

PODCAST: New wind turbines are for the birds

PODCAST: New wind turbines are for the birds

Engineers place more powerful wind turbines further apart, but still can’t save the birds

By | Posted December 9, 2016

Mixed news for otter recovery

Mixed news for otter recovery

The otters of Monterey Bay are doing well, but their neighbors are still suffering

By | Posted October 7, 2016

Could a weird ice machine solve California’s energy problems?

Could a weird ice machine solve California’s energy problems?

Probably not, but it can store energy in the form of ice, which is pretty cool

By | Posted February 18, 2015

Otters get the flu, too

Otters get the flu, too

Research shows that sea otters have gotten sick with H1N1, also known as swine flu

By | Posted December 26, 2014

Earthquake in 5... 4... 3...

Earthquake in 5… 4… 3…

Early warning systems are real — and making their American debut

By | Posted February 6, 2014

Food fight

Food fight

Is California’s ballot proposition to label genetically engineered foods “anti-science”?

By | Posted October 27, 2012

Clearing the smoke

Clearing the smoke

The case for legalizing medicinal marijuana

By | Posted February 7, 2012