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Explore Bay Area science, nature and environment stories with KQED Science.
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The wolf that wandered into California, known as OR-7, now has a family in Oregon. This is one of his pups, in a photo taken by an automatic camera. OR-7 was the first wild wolf in California in nearly 90 years. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
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Emir Dunn is one of about 4,000 inmates in California who help the state fight wildfires. They get paid $2 a day. Dunn says, the food is better than in prison, and there's a little more freedom. There's a video and more about the program at KQED.org/science. (Adam Grossberg/KQED)
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A volunteer paints a sign in favor of a fracking ban in San Benito County. In California, anti-fracking activists are taking their fight to county ballots. (Lauren Sommer/KQED)
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The drought is driving hungry bears like this one out of the hills and down to Lake Tahoe. (Image courtesy of Nevada Department of Wildlife)
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Fake marbled murrelet eggs with a rude surprise inside. When jays eat them, these eggs make them sick. Biologists are trying to teach jays to stop eating real murrelet eggs, to help save the endangered murrelets. (Lauren Sommer/KQED)
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Happy 150th birthday, Yosemite! Here are some ladies dancing on the overhanging rock at Glacier Point in the 1890s. Photo from Yosemite's collection of historical images.
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Meet 2012 VP113, a space object way at the outer edge of our solar system that may eventually be categorized as a dwarf planet. Its orbit suggests there may be a massive planet even further out. The different spots in this image show its position over time. (Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory)
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Baby birds at International Bird Rescue, a non-profit that cares for more than 2,500 birds every year. We profiled two of their volunteers on our website, KQED.org/science.
kqedscience : Photo by Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue
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That gap in the Bay Bridge look familiar? Engineers are demolishing the bridge in essentially the reverse order in which it was built. They're consulting photos like this one, from UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library.
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Bear, a narcoleptic dog, asleep on the beach. He was part of a pack of narcoleptic dogs that sleep scientists at Stanford studied. Then he became one of the researchers, Emmanuel Mignot's family pet. Bear died recently, having lived to a ripe old age. (Photo courtesy of Servane Briand)
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