Instead of relying only on expensive earthquake sensors, researchers at CalTech have developed an app that can track vibrations in your phone. That info is sent to an early warning system, which could give whole cities the alert to take cover.
One of these days an earthquake registering a magnitude of 8 or greater could happen in California. If so, it might devastate the state. Add to that the other natural threats that we live with; wildfires, mudslides, tsunamis.
Head injuries in football are increasingly common. The nature of the game lends itself toward them, even with rules that prohibit helmet to helmet hits. Plus, it's tough to determine whether a player has a concussion in the middle of game, especially when all that player wants to do is keep playing.
Science has become more like science fiction in the past decade, with amazing innovations from stem cell research to driverless cars. Now science instruction in California could experience a transformation as well.
The new FX show, “The Bridge,” is the latest offering that originated to audiences outside the U.S., but is being re-worked to have an American spin. The setting is based at the US-Mexico border where gruesomely mutilated bodies are being found.