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    June 8, 2011
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    April 12, 2010

    New City Program Helps Homeowners Slash PG&E Bill

    Look! Green! Green!​But Some Consumers May Be Better Off Looking Elsewhere To Fund Green Home Improvements, Program's Architect AcknowledgesMayor Gavin Newsom this evening will hold an "Internet town hall" to tout a new program helping property owners pay for energy-saving improvements. Dubbed Gre ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    U.S. Report: Wave of Laptop Thefts Hits Nuclear Weapons Lab Employees

    Gary, where'd you leave that laptop of yours?The toil of the Bay Area's laptop thieves used to be simple: Hang around parking lots and cafes, nab an unattended computer, and put ads on Craigslist.However, thanks to carelessness at an East Bay nuclear weapons lab, this workday has the potential to be ... More >>

  • News

    February 11, 2004

    Bugging Out

    The feds hold up germ experiments at Los Alamos National Lab

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    January 28, 2004

    A Question of Risk

    Plans for a biodefense "hot lab" at Lawrence Livermore have ecologists, disarmament advocates, and mainstream scientists up in arms

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    June 18, 2003

    The World According to Bechtel

    There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.

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    June 18, 2003

    It's a Bechtel World

    Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.

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    October 24, 2001

    The Anthrax Detector No One Wants

    In Berkeley, researchers have found a way to identify deadly spores, which could lead to simple, smoke detector-like devices. So why isn't anyone interested?

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    May 9, 2001


    Newly released documents indicate the Navy dumped far more nuclear waste than it's ever acknowledged in a major commercial fishery just 30 miles west of San Francisco. Why won't the government even study the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Site?

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    The Path of Inquiry

    How research for this story was conducted

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    March 7, 2001

    Language Arts for a New Millennium

    Learning Spanish (for your gardener), Thai (your hooker), Bureaucrat (your scientist friends), and Digital (your enemies)

  • News

    February 10, 1999


    As they explore M-theory, will Bay Area physicists earn the eternal glory sure to reward the inventors of the Theory of Everything?

  • News

    May 27, 1998

    Building a Better Bomb

    While condemning India for its nuclear testing, the U.S. government quietly funnels billions to research programs aimed at creating an ever-more-virulent nuclear arsenal

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    March 18, 1998

    The New Nuclear Age

    Livermore protest is mere theater, but lab's research raises real questions

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