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KQED Science

Explore Bay Area science, nature and environment stories with KQED Science.
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Some pygmy seahorses are orange and live on orange coral, and others are purple and live on purple coral. The question for scientists was, do they search for coral that matches their color, or do they change their color to match the coral? Find out the answer in our new video on KQED.org/science.
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These pomegranates are about an inch smaller than the typical size, but they're packed with antioxidants. Scientists are studying if drought-stressed crops may actually be better for you. Learn more about it at KQED.org/Science. Photo courtesy of Tiziana Centofanti.
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Can you find the star of the premiere video for our new Deep Look series? Watch our story on Tuesday, October 21.
kqedscience : Our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/KQEDDeepLook
eyeramona : #nature #seahorse
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Dry Creek, which usually lives up to its name this time of year, is one of several in the Napa, Sonoma & Green Valleys that started flowing again after the South Napa Earthquake. (Craig Miller/KQED)
thefoxygarden : Oh wow
astupi : I find this scary.
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A century ago, miners working in California’s Death Valley reported seeing boulders on the desert floor with long trails behind them — as if the stones had been pushed across the sand. But, despite 60 years of trying, no one ever saw what moved them. Now scientists think they have the answer: melting ice. (Photo: Sarah Kat/Flickr)
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In 2011, water levels were high near the Enterprise Bridge over Lake Oroville. Now the lake is at 32 percent of capacity. Top photo, July 2011, by Paul Hames/California Department of Water Resources. Bottom photo, August 3014, by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.
kqedscience : Uh, 2014, not 3014. Hopefully we'll be out of this drought by 3014.
rachaelcbme : No doubt we're in a terrible drought but, these water level pictures cannot be taken seriously unless it's known that they were taken on the same exact day in both years.
jamie.lea : This is a lake near my grandparents house, it's been slowly getting lower for the last 5 years. I'm sure more has influenced the drop in water level than the drought.
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More dogs of KQED Science, for #nationaldogday. Charlie is on the left, Ivy is on the right.
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Happy National Dog Day. Here are some of the dogs of KQED Science. Top left, Flash (OK, he's a friend); top right, Lola; bottom, Callaloo. Turns out there are a lot of KQED Science dogs, so another post is coming soon.
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Trees killed in the Rim Fire last year. Now there's a debate about what to do with them: log them or leave them? (Lauren Sommer/KQED)
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Damage at the Napa post office from the South Napa Quake. (Craig Miller/KQED)
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