KCLU Home

KCLU :: NPR and Local News

88.3 Ventura County / 102.3 Santa Barbara

Science : NPR

How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car  |   

When people saw photos that linked a famous person with a famous place, it changed the behavior of certain neurons in their brains. And it changed their memories, too.

The Scallop Scoop: Survey Forecasts A Banner Year In Atlantic  |   

Federal fisheries researchers says their survey found about 10 billion scallops in waters off Delaware and southern New Jersey. They're predicting a boom for the nation's most valuable fishery.

Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game  |   

In NPR's most recent poll, a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as lifelong lessons.

To Keep Up With Earth's Rotation, Clocks Will Tick An Extra Second Tonight  |   

There is an extra "leap" second in Tuesday's clock. The second is designed to keep the clocks in synch with earth's rotation, but some people would like to take it away.

Flood Maps Can Get Much Sharper With A Little Supercomputing Oomph  |   

Entrepreneurs are turning to Oak Ridge National Lab's supercomputer to make all sorts of things, including maps that are much more accurate in predicting how a neighborhood will fare in a flood.

Sponsor