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Science

Ocean acidification: Not just for oceans anymore!

Rivers are acidifying, too, and baby salmon are struggling.

Water flowing underground

This amazing map is a guide to San Francisco’s hidden waterways

A new map shows where you can catch glimpses of San Francisco's original watershed system underneath the urban skin.

Swine fu

Scientists take a page from super cows and engineer double-bacon hogs

Twice the muscle means twice the meat in these gene-edited hogs, fresh from the lab in South Korea.

Cities

London will try to beat traffic and air pollution with this new electric bus

The Old Smoke's famous double-decker bus might be getting a whole lot greener.

literal garbage

These ocean trash shoes aren’t even ugly!

Yeah, we were surprised, too.

Cities

Trucks kill bicyclists all the time. This tool could change that

Trucks are singularly lethal vehicles when it comes to accidents with pedestrians and cyclists. But there's a way to make them less deadly.

Green Screen

“True Detective” makes us wonder: Is Los Angeles totally unlovable?

In the new season of "True Detective," the city of Los Angeles is as dirty and soulless as its flawed protagonists.

You should be excited about this SCOTUS decision, too

ICYMI: The Supreme Court ruled on another major discrimination case last week.

Business & Technology

GM wheat trial fails, but science wins anyway

British researchers tried to engineer a kind of wheat that would repel bugs without need for insecticide. They failed, but they still learned a lot.

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