How to sort organic waste in Sacramento, and more Norcal counties

Highway 120. Mike: New laws go into effect today. One rule that will affect everyone is new rules about the way you dispose of trash. Brandi: KCRA 3’s Erin Heft joins us from the newsroom to explain how it works. Erin: Good morning. This is required statewide, by law, so if you’re listening to this … Read more

Conserve energy in the room

The sensor is installed for use in a MKID camera outside of the solar system. Credit: Ben Mazen It may seem that technology is advancing year after year, as if by magic. But behind every incremental improvement and breakthrough revolution is a hard-working team of scientists and engineers. Professor Ben Mazen at the University of … Read more

When autism spectrum disorder co-occurs with intellectual disability, the cause may be a converging mechanism of two higher-ranking risk genes.

Summary: Mutations in the ASD/intellectual disability genes ADNP and POGZ lead to abnormal activation and overexpression of immune response genes and microglia genes. This results in abnormal synaptic function in the brain, which is a feature of ASD and ID. source: University of Buffalo Scientists at the University of Buffalo have discovered a converging mechanism … Read more

The “Tiger King” star has been charged with wildlife trafficking and money laundering

Bhagavan “Doc” Antle, who appeared in the 2020 docuseries “Tiger King”, has charged four others with 10 counts of wildlife trafficking and money laundering. Authorities allege that Antle and his employee “laundered more than $500,000 in cash they believed to be the proceeds of smuggling illegal immigrants across the Mexican border into the United States,” … Read more

Space volcanoes: origins, variables and eruptions

Volcanoes represent some of the most interesting and violent geographical features on Earth, a force for destruction and creation. However, volcanic activity is not limited to our planet and space volcanoes are often found on other planets and moons. Within our solar system, the Moon and Mars are rich in evidence of volcanoes and fiery … Read more

Capture the beginning of the rotation of galaxies in the early universe

A conceptual image of MACS1149-JD1 forming and spinning up to speed in the early universe. Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO) As telescopes have become more advanced and powerful, astronomers have been able to discover more and more distant galaxies. These are some of the oldest galaxies that formed in our universe and that started to recede away … Read more

The evolutionary relationships of two groups of ancient invertebrates have been revealed

Kamptozoa and Bryozoa are two divisions of small aquatic invertebrates related to animals such as snails, earthworms, leeches, and tapeworms. But the questions surrounding the exact location of these two phyla on the tree of life and how closely they are related to these other animals have long baffled evolutionary biologists. To answer these questions, … Read more

The “Tiger King” star has been charged with wildlife trafficking and money laundering

Bhagavan “Doc” Antle, who appeared in the 2020 docuseries “Tiger King”, has charged four others with 10 counts of wildlife trafficking and money laundering. Authorities allege that Antle and his employee “laundered more than $500,000 in cash they believed to be the proceeds of smuggling illegal immigrants across the Mexican border into the United States,” … Read more