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Fungus may be the marshal that tames the wild tumbleweed
By tvgnus  posted 14 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The 1930s song written by Bob Nolan and ranked as one of the top Western songs of all time, probably is not being sung by scientists with the USDAs Agricultural Research Service, toiling in...

Food innovation institute planned for UC Davis
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 5 days ago:
thunderlips11 says The U Cal system is amazing, a great feat of the state and the country. Take UC's free Coursera class on Renewables!

The science of sex: 4 harsh truths about dating and mating
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   3 comments, latest 5 days ago:
Ceffer says Immense hirsute lesbians prefer their men grilled rather than baked.

Stockton ramps up customer service
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Online program expected to offer convenience, more efficiency •  Helps to build the bridge between agencies and citizens In the not too distant future, it might be possible to get a building permit in...

UC Davis partners with Chinese to put zero emission vehicles on faster track
By tvgnus  5 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Vicente says We at UC Davis like the Chinese. Their leaders do with protesters regularly what our Chancellor only got away with once.

Geologists unravel mystery of new crater
By CaptainShuddup  2 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
marcus says Link doesn't work. Here, try this. http://www.ksl.com/?sid=313357 Yawn....

Bayer CropScience opens new R&D site in Central Valley
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine We are investing heavily in R&D infrastructure such as laboratories, greenhouses and breeding stations as well as new production capacities and seed processing facilities," he says, adding that the company hopes to grow faster...

Is there a creativity deficit in science?
By curious2  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
curious2 says Two related stories. First, the bad news: according to federal projections, medical spending will nearly double within 10 years. While other parts of the economy are suffering, the medical industrial complex are looking...

VIDEO: Inventor says he has the desalinization solution
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
CaptainShuddup says It's all right here in my head... Those are the best inventions.

New findings may help control deadly walnut tree disease
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Secret may be in how a beetle flies •  Critical first steps in the early detection of invasive species New research from entomologists affiliated with the University of California, Davis, shows how environmental conditions...

Hydrogen fuel cell SUV clocks record mileage
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 3 weeks ago:
A fuel cell version of the Hyundai ix35 – otherwise known as the Tucson – has recorded a record distance on a single tank of hydrogen. Mechanically identical to the Tucson Fuel Cell that is...

Social Media websites are censored
By carrieon  1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
CaptainShuddup says Only a Terrorist would be on Facebook.

Science Wednesday: sailing stones of Death Valley
By curious2  posted 3 weeks ago:
For the first time, humans have observed the movement of the mysterious sailing stones of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa -- and caught them on camera. *** As it turns out, the movement requires the perfect...

Stanford scientists develop water splitter that runs on ordinary AAA battery
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   26 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CaptainShuddup says Here's what get's me this guy says he can daisy chain these fuel cells but he only demonstrates that he's getting .91 volt, but he's using a 9 volt battery. What am I...

Science Friday: Engineering Edition
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   posted 1 month ago:
Found this guy's awesome YouTube channel where he shows how to make practical items from cheap, readily available components. How To Make a One-Way Check Valve - For Cheap!! How To Make A PVC Pump...

How lizards regenerate their tails: researchers discover genetic 'recipe'
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   8 comments, latest 1 month ago:
lostand confused says Is there any research on why politicians are so slimy??

Phoenix, Washington? Flash Flood drops 8 in.!
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   3 comments, latest 1 month ago:
HydroCabron says Suck it Algore!

A Google Street View Car Runs Over A Dog
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   2 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CaptainShuddup says Awe man the dog was doing the Curly death spiral. The lady by the red car, is the one that never moved the whole time.

Earth's giant bunghole
By Dan8267 in Boca Raton FL 33433   1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
CaptainShuddup says Google earth that whole peninsula is pocked full of lakes. Lakes that started out like that one.

3D-printed wind turbine puts 300W of power in your backpack
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   11 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Peter P says CaptainShuddup says When the iPod first came out, I have never been a fan of 16bit audio. And the thought of music even lower quality than CDs as the norm. Because it...

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