Ever heard of a man-made earthquake? Studies show that one of the recent and dangerous earthquakes in the state of California may not have been caused by the dreaded San Andreas Fault.
A team of researchers from University of California, Sta. Cruz has detected high levels of freshwater toxin in mussels extracted from San Francisco Bay.
The millipede's 0.8-inch-long body is made up of an array of strange anatomy such as silk-secreting hairs, four penises that are modified from its legs and 200 pores that secrete an unknown chemical, which is probably poison to kill enemies, as suggested by the scientists.
There’s a good chance humans will be able to conquer other planets someday. For now, this dream remains in the distant future and people will have to remain earth-bound. Here are five surreal landscapes that’s (almost) as good as exploring space.
The new fault was discovered by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The Pacific Ocean is in bad shape as an aerial survey discovered that the floating pile of debris and micro-plastics is far vaster than initially believed.
Residents in Southern California remains on heightened alert as small earthquakes were recorded near the San Andreas Fault last week.
The quakes could be stronger than 4.3 magnitude.
New law provides Californian with immunity from civil and criminal liabilty for causing vehicular damage to save a dog inside a car in a hot day.
What if you can generate a power source out of the frustrating heavy traffic?
In hopes of lessening the greenhouse effect, California has recently passed a bill that would limit emissions of black carbon and methane which have quite an impact on global warming. Surprisingly, the California law is putting a limit on pollutant emissions from livestock, specifically cow farts which are rich in methane.
According to a UC Davis study, collisions involving vehicles and wildlife in California highways have reached over $200 million in costs per year.
California has had a severely dry last few years – and this could be the “new norm” for centuries. This extended drought is linked with the changes in the sea surface temperature of the Pacific Ocean, according to a study led by University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) professor Glen MacDonald.
Capturing and breeding killer whales for entertainment purposes are now prohibited in California.