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Infographic: Can Farmed Fish Go Vegetarian?

Infographic: Can Farmed Fish Go Vegetarian?

  World demand for seafood is rising, but many of the world’s oceans are already overfished. Now scientists are creating vegetarian diets for species like trout, which may lessen the strain on over-fished oceans. Read more in the original article, The Key to Sustainable Fish Farming? Vegetarian Fish. (click on the image below for the […]

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Nissan Explores Future Car Trends In Silicon Valley

Nissan Explores Future Car Trends In Silicon Valley

Nissan is the latest automaker to open a research center in Silicon Valley to explore the future of the car.

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Ford's C-MAX Takes On The Toyota Prius

Ford's C-MAX Takes On The Toyota Prius

Ford issues a hybrid throw down to Toyota. The company is trying to best the Prius with a faster, cheaper, more fuel efficient model.

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Cool Kinetic Sculpture at GAFFTA

Cool Kinetic Sculpture at GAFFTA

Kinetic sculpture is taking over GAFFTA. This is the final week to check out this unique exhibit.

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Every Little Bit Counts

Every Little Bit Counts

Ever tried to count the stars in the sky on some clear, lazy night, or the kind that fall from the sky during a meteor shower? How about craters on the Moon, or distant galaxies in deep space? If you like this kind of work, there is a job for you! Several, in fact….

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Reporter's Notes: Predicting the Next Big One

Reporter's Notes: Predicting the Next Big One

It's been twenty years since the Loma Prieta Earthquake ravaged downtown Santa Cruz and damaged San Francisco's Marina District and the Bay Bridge. Quest looks at the dramatic improvements in earthquake prediction technology since 1989. But what can be done with ten seconds of warning?

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Reporter's Notes: Stem Cells and Horses

Reporter's Notes: Stem Cells and Horses

Performance horses at his level can be worth $60,000 and more. Training, too, is an enormous investment. "Gretchen," as we call her in the piece, has spent years training Disney in English dressage.

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