science http://kvpr.org en Commentary: It's Not Too Late For Americans To Rekindle The Flame of Science http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-its-not-too-late-americans-rekindle-flame-science <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">America was once the scientific “City on the Hill”, investing its resources and its capital to improve the world’s physical, social and cultural infrastructure.&nbsp; But in the </span>21<sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century America seems to have lost its moral compass in this regard. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:09:00 +0000 Madhusudan Katti 23845 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: It's Not Too Late For Americans To Rekindle The Flame of Science UC Scientists Work To Bring Back The White Abalone http://kvpr.org/post/uc-scientists-work-bring-back-white-abalone <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you live in California you’re probably familiar with abalone. The sea snails native habitat is along the California coast. For decades abalone fishermen have flocked to the shore to catch them. One abalone species has suffered the consequences of its tasty meat more than most. The white abalone is endangered almost to the point of extinction. But as Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, </span>UC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Davis scientists think they’ve set the mood for its recovery.</span></p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:14:00 +0000 Amy Quinton 19802 at http://kvpr.org UC Scientists Work To Bring Back The White Abalone Google's 'Project Loon' Takes to the Skies Over Fresno http://kvpr.org/post/googles-project-loon-takes-skies-over-fresno <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tech giant Google has turned to the skies above Fresno as the latest site for a test of an experimental balloon-based internet technology.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:56:11 +0000 Joe Moore 19790 at http://kvpr.org Google's 'Project Loon' Takes to the Skies Over Fresno Robotic Sub Fails In Study of Tahoe Earthquake Fault Line http://kvpr.org/post/robotic-sub-fails-study-tahoe-earthquake-fault-line <div><p>An unmanned robotic submarine designed to explore Antarctica has taken a detour to Lake Tahoe. Its mission was to study the deepest earthquake fault line, more than 1,000 feet beneath the surface. It’s an area geologists had never seen before. But as Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, they still haven’t.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 01:25:53 +0000 Amy Quinton 19524 at http://kvpr.org Robotic Sub Fails In Study of Tahoe Earthquake Fault Line