A magic place hides behind a fence on 23rd and Florida streets. Inside, two robots, Slave Zero and Slave One move their articulated arms and an orbit machine creates mesmerizing circles of colored light. It’s...
Mission resident Dan Sudran never thought that a science workshop he started in his garage would become a full-time job. In 1991, Sudran set up instruments, rocks, fossils and animal bones in his garage. Neighborhood...
If the name Turritopsis nutricula doesn’t roll off your tongue, try remembering “immortal jellyfish,” the nickname of this species of long-lived critters that are migrating from the sea to the science lab. Originally the immortal...
Eating healthily during pregnancy could be the key to reversing the obesity epidemic. Or not. Local scientists are puzzling it out, in the Mission and elsewhere.
While wearing rad goggles.
If you're not red, better have a good personality, writes Sindya N. Bhanoo in the NYT.
Is San Francisco’s hippest cupcake a trick of the senses? En Español
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Keeping students, reserachers and San Francisco safe for 28 years. En Español
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Love potion, kid power, cartoon literalism and more!
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Hundreds convened at Mission Bay to watch the show.
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Last minute board meeting introduces possible science-themed school near UCSF.
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Native American heritage, Vulcanistas, free bagels, and more.
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A field trip to our neighborhood's own Exploratorium — the Mission Science Workshop.
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