Scientists say the dry spell that's costing the Golden State billions could be man-made.
Plus, other environmental issues wreaking havoc on the best meal of the day.
The smoke will likely impact a few fancier grapes.
No, you're not getting taller.
As fires rage this week and many evacuate, SETI's Allen Telescope Array has gone offline.
Small but mighty, distant dust packs a powerful punch
A new pilot project in central California could lead to the first commercial sugar beet biofuel plant in the U.S.
The future of agriculture may be plant-fungus symbiosis, writes Issie Lapowsky for WIRED
Even crops like rice and wheat might be grown in imperfect conditions.
Welcome to the 'megadrought'
Ancient creatures and an ancient healer
How to build a subway in the Eternal City.
At the North American bat convention, biologists seek ways to reduce bat deaths at wind farms
But don't go looking for it in a supermarket just yet.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
It's got a three-foot bell and a whopping 20-foot-long body. Eeeep.
The puzzling fossil is intermediate in size between two species
Many zoo elephants have too much junk in the trunk.
At 408 quakes so far, San Ramon sets a shaky new record
Computational modelling suggests human land use leads to more infection at sea