Stories about Science

Screen Grabs: Strange fantasies, just before the holidays

A horticultural thriller, a killer red dress, The Two Popes, A Million Little Pieces: Here's what's in cinemas this week

Special report: Bay Area academics visit Kurds in Northern Syria

Expedition connected with Rojava citizens in months before Turkey's devastating invasion. Exclusive photos by Beth LaBerge

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Swervedriver, Dead Ghosts, Kathy Griffin, Convoy 31000, Clark Price, Noctuary, and more upcoming events

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

ESG, Doja Cat, The Magician, The Cockettes, Space Cowboys, Paul Oakenfold all make a witches' brew of real party howlers.

How the NY Times bungled coverage of the Warren/Sanders tax plans

Unpacking the assumptions and failures of a story on (gasp!) how conservative economists respond to the concept of a wealth tax.

Screen Grabs: From ‘The Joker’ to Japan…

Japanese Film Fest, Drunken Film Fest, tributes to Harry Partch and Zheng Junli, hot new Takashi Miike flick, and more in cinemas

Still obsessed with ’80s sensation Animotion

Singer Astrid Plane—she of the famous side-ponytail—talks the ups and downs of synthpop success, before the big Lost '80s Live show.

As Amazon burns, Democratic leaders deny climate-change debate

Effort to get presidential candidates to focus on the future of the planet fail at Democratic National Committee meeting.

Jeff Adachi didn’t die from drugs or alcohol, new study says

The misleading (and negative) information about the late public defender keeps falling apart.

AIDS, sex, and ‘Illuminations on Market Street’

Activist-author Benjamin Heim Shepard turns to fiction, inspired by working in an SF AIDS housing program in the mid-1990s.