News tagged with san francisco bay

Acidification, predators pose double threat to oysters

The once-booming, now struggling Olympia oyster native to the West Coast could face a double threat from ocean acidification and invasive predators, according to new research from the University of California, ...

Jan 15, 2014
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Convenience of technology comes at a cost

As he rose to his feet from a knuckle-dragging crouch, primitive cave man wrapped his newly evolved opposable thumbs around the handy tools of his time - a club or spear - and instantly his life got easier. Two million years ...

Nov 29, 2013
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The cathedral window in a new light

At the intersection of science and art: the Audiovisual Communications Laboratory has developped software to observe stained glass with a light and viewing angle that have been chosen to reveal unexpected details.

Nov 11, 2013
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NASA: Sector 33 app

Welcome to Sector 33! – A new air traffic control game for iOS and Android mobile devices.

Sep 23, 2013
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'Whale Spotting' app seeks to reduce ship strikes (Update)

U.S. federal officials trying to reduce the number of whales that are struck and killed by ships sailing in and out of San Francisco Bay are testing a new smartphone application that could help locate the mammals more accurately.

Sep 18, 2013
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