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The founder of the International Food Movement inspires a room of Berkeley students during the inaugural class, Edible Education 101.
August 31, 2011, 10:18 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Scientists aim to test the theory that a big balloon could help us control climate.
August 31, 2011, 9:54 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Canadian filmmaker Rob Spence put a video camera in his missing eye, instead of a regular glass eye. His goal? To film the world with his custom-made battery operated video camera.
August 30, 2011, 2:58 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
How does Hurricane Irene compare to other hurricanes (and other natural disasters)? It turns out, Hurricane Irene is average.
August 29, 2011, 3:59 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Hurricane Irene swept Eastern United States over the weekend. Is climate change to blame for Irene? We interviewed science and political journalist Chris Mooney to find out.
August 29, 2011, 1:21 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Only five hurricanes have come near New York City since 1851. As the city (and the east coast) braces for powerful, Hurricane Irene, we take a look at New York City’s interactive map of...
August 26, 2011, 12:38 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Stress Check is one of several apps from Palo Alto, Calif. start-up Azumio. The company’s first app, Instant Heart Rate, has been downloaded 8 million times. I got a demo of both apps.
August 25, 2011, 11:52 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Here’s a look at earthquake warning systems in the US. Japan got a lot of coverage recently but we forget that it can happen to us.
August 25, 2011, 11:00 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
A first-of-its-kind study reveals that the number of tropical conflicts doubles during hot, dry El Nino years, indicating that global climate shifts can destabilize modern-day societies.
August 24, 2011, 10:00 AM PDT | By Laura Shin
Scientists have found the oldest fossils yet, providing evidence that life existed 3.4 billion years ago in an oxygen-free environment.
August 22, 2011, 5:35 AM PDT | By Laura Shin