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NASA’s ‘Flying Saucer’ Lander Is Going For A Test Spin Today | Popular Science

Pandas Actually Hang Out Together | Smart News | Smithsonian

An Anna's hummingbird rests after feeding in a wind tunnel at the Animal Flight Laboratory at UC Berkeley. Image by Sheraz Sadiq / KQED Science

What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel? | Deep Look - YouTube

The idea that pandas are reclusive loners may not be as on target as once believed.

Robotic Surgeons on the Horizon From Google, Johnson & Johnson Team | KQED Future of You

University and Biotech Firm Team Up on Colorblindness Therapy

Tsunami Preparedness Week: Building a Network of Awareness

An Asteroid Boulder Will Be A Stepping Stone on the Journey to Mars | Smart News | Smithsonian

Mozambique has “Kitten-Sized” Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis | Smart News | Smithsonian

Here’s Why Your Eyes Seem to Be Wired 'Backward' | Smart News | Smithsonian

A recently rescued sea turtle recovering on the banks of the San Gabriel River. (Image credit: Southern California Public Radio/KPCC)

With its leather jacket and earring, Jupiter may have been a very, very bad influence on "super-Earths" during freshman year of the solar system. (Image courtesy NASA)

Bottom round roast is one cut of beef that fits the government's definition of "lean." Still, the definition is confusing to consumers, nutrition scientists argue.

Hypothesis: Our Solar System Lacks ‘Super-Earths’ Because Jupiter Wrecked Them All"

A Setback for Redwood City Salt Pond Development: Forum | KQED Public Media for Northern CA

Here's the estimated price for restoring two declining coral species found in South Florida and the Caribbean: about $250 million.

Mobula Rays Feed at Night - Smithsonian Magazine

Monterey Bay Aquarium Moon Jellies

A Candid Conversation With California’s ‘Water Czar’

UCSF, White House Search for Better Treatments for Disease | KQED Future of You

Cassini Detects Signs of Conditions Friendly to Life water vapor plumes (NASA)

Digital Health Explodes in Austin: A Visit to Chiron Health

After an Earthquake, Use Your Phone Camera – For Science