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Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:13 AM PST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 at 04:01 PM PDT

Wildlife Protection Agencies Warn of 'Nurdle' Problem

Wildlife Protection Agencies Warn of 'Nurdle' Problem

Wildlife protection agencies say thousands of tiny pellets – called “nurdles” – are washing up on Bay Area beaches, putting fish and birds in serious danger.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 08:22 AM PST

If Approved, New Fee Will Impact All California Drivers

If Approved, New Fee Will Impact All California Drivers

A new fee to replace lost funds from the California gas tax will impact all drivers. Sam Brock investigates.

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 07:58 PM PST

Paris Climate Agreement Could Have Little Impact

Paris Climate Agreement Could Have Little Impact

Sam Brock fact checks the force or futility of an international climate agreement.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 at 03:31 PM PDT

Colorado Makes Big Money from Legalized Marijuana

Colorado Makes Big Money from Legalized Marijuana

A new report says Colorado brought in more money from marijuana taxes than alcohol taxes. Is that true? Sam Brock investigates.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 at 07:18 PM PDT

Tree Collapses Likely Not Drought-Related, Experts Say

Tree Collapses Likely Not Drought-Related, Experts Say

A fallen tree in Pasadena injured eight children and sparked news reports and claims linking tree collapse to the current drought. But does the data support that claim? Sam Brock investigates.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015 at 10:44 AM PDT

Recycled Water Safe for Drinking, Lab Results Show

Recycled Water Safe for Drinking, Lab Results Show

Leaders of the Santa Clara Valley Water District aim to have recycled water in the region's drinking cups in the next three to five years. But is the treated wastewater really as clean and pure as it's being...

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 01:55 PM PDT

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Polar bear populations will decline even if emissions are stabilized...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 07:29 PM PDT

Toilet is Worst In-Home Water Waster

Toilet is Worst In-Home Water Waster

Homeowners across the state are looking to make cuts to in-home water use, but what household appliances are the worst water wasters? Sam Brock investigates.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

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