Environment & Science
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Tanzania he dreamed of being an astronaut. Now he's studying in a Florida flight academy and hoping his potato salad recipe will bring support to pay the tuition.
Dog owners don't doubt that their pooch has feelings. An experiment found that dogs act upset when their owners ignore them for a stuffed animal.
Despite widespread drought in the West, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer, but are expected to intensify.
Hammerhead sharks, Bryde's whales, needlefish and other rare creatures are showing up off the coast of California. Scientists think El Niño might be responsible.
The Ormia ochracea fly has sophisticated little ears are inspiring the next generation of microphones for human hearing aids.
Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before (ironically) succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.
A law that took effect Monday prohibits homeowner associations from penalizing residents who conserve water in a declared drought.
The "island" is 80 feet long and 30 feet wide and was solid enough in parts for researchers to stand on.
You may not know that L.A. is home to several species of bats, including the Western mastiff bat, the largest in North America. Technology is helping to identify them.
California's ongoing drought could complicate the state's effort to combat global warming.
This year is the Nikola Tesla’s 158th birthday, and KPCC's Sanden Totten is honoring him by throwing the eccentric genius a party — complete with a working Tesla coil.
Those who knew researcher and activist Joep Lange say he was a giant in the battle against AIDS — and truly "a scientist with a heart."
Astronauts first set foot on the moon 45 years ago Sunday. To celebrate, NASA is hosting a series of events, including a live rebroadcast of restored moonwalk footage.
The underground reservoir is an important source of drinking water for residents of San Bernardino, Riverside and surrounding communities.
A Glendora couple did a number of things to cut back on water, like watering their lawn less. But then they got a letter telling them to water it... or else.