It seems that drought is making things tougher for the winter-run Chinook salmon to recover. It has been said so as the number of young salmons moving downstream from their Sacramento River spawning grounds is lower even from last year.
Mention of last year is done because that time, a...read more
The University of California-Irvine researchers have found first links between oxytocin, known as the ‘love hormone’, and a chemical anandamide that acts on cannabinoid receptors in the brain. A new study on anandamide, called the ‘bliss molecule’, was conducted by the university's Daniele...read more
Google is kicking off its eighth annual ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest for children. For the 2015 ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest, Google is asking children in kindergarten through 12th grade to submit their doodles by December 7, 2015.
The participants in the 2015 ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest will...read more
Jerry Brown, California’s Governor has signed a law that makes the state with strictest restrictions on the use of antibiotics in production of meat in the US. The usage of antibiotics as a growth promoting drugs has been halted now. The use of antibiotics will only be allowed under certain...read more
Researchers have developed a new test that can help identify whether a man is homosexual or heterosexual. They said that methylation patterns in nine small regions can be used to predict sexual orientation of a man with 70% accuracy. The findings of the study have been presented at a meeting of...read more
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed three bills aiming at developing guidelines for licensing, producing and testing marijuana within the burgeoning industry. About 20 years back, using pot for medical purposes was legalized in the nation by the state, but was missing signatures from Mr. Jerry Brown....read more
Gov. Jerry Brown’s office said on Friday that a trio of bills,focused at bringing order and oversight to California’s medical marijuana industry approximately 20 years after the state led the nation in legalizing pot for medical use,have won Brown’s signature.
The first licensing and...read more
Brittany Maynard, 29, who took her own life with a fatal dose of prescription sleeping pills, last November, grabbed attention of many advocates of California's right-to-die bill. She had shared her story as to how she had to move out of the state to seek the aid of medical professionals to die...read more
Brittany Maynard’s husband Dan Diaz has fulfilled his promise given to his wife. Maynard diagnosed with brain cancer had to move to states in search of easier death. During her last days, she asked her husband do something by which no other terminally ill Californian has to move places in search...read more
Jerry Brown, Governor of California, has recently signed conservation bill that prohibits nearly all the sales of elephant ivory. Wildlife and conservation groups are happy about the decision, while Chinatown shopkeepers in San Francisco and Los Angeles are unhappy about it, as it will lead to...read more
An unprecedented number of Guadalupe fur seals are washing up sick and dead along the coast on California, prompting the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to declare an "unusual mortality event" for the marine animals.
Since the start of 2015, at least 80 Guadalupe...read more
As per new research by researchers, largest and the oldest living things on earth are facing harsh drought conditions in California. They said that increased patches of brown, dead foliage have been seen in the iconic naturally growing trees, Giant Sequoias, in Sierra Nevada.
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