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    August 8, 2011

    San Francisco Is Full of Geeks and Here Is Why

    We already told you about how San Francisco is one of the worst-dressed cities in the United States, ranking in the top 20. And that's probably why we have now been ranked one of the geekiest cities in the nation. According to a U.S. National Science Foundation survey, San Francisco ranks No. 19 on ... More >>

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    June 15, 2005

    I, Chocoholic

    The more you learn about the sweet stuff, the better it gets

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    December 18, 2002

    A Kinder, Gentler Commute

    Tired of sitting in traffic till your butt turns to granite? This French guy may be able to help you.

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    November 7, 2001


    At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.

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    December 8, 1999

    Small Wonders

    Local scientists are shrinking chips and wires to atomic scale, revolutionizing the electronics industry. But most of the nanotechnological advances you've read about are outsized hype.

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    June 10, 1998

    36,000 Feet Under the Sea

    The strange quest of San Anselmo's Graham Hawkes, who will dive a two-man submarine to the deepest point in the ocean. If someone gives him $7 million.

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    May 21, 1997
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