Lindsey Hoshaw

Lindsey Hoshaw is an interactive producer for KQED Science. Before joining KQED, Lindsey was a science correspondent for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Forbes and Scientific American. On Twitter @lindseyhoshaw

California to Limit Electric Car Rebate Program to Earners Below $250k

New rules go into effect Tuesday for California’s electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle rebates, eliminating the cash given back to high earners and upping the amount for those who make less. Those who make $250,000 or more or have a combined household income topping $500,000 will no longer qualify for discounts on the cars, while … Continue reading California to Limit Electric Car Rebate Program to Earners Below $250k →

Pacific Ocean Pattern Could Predict U.S. Heat Waves

In the summer of 2012, a series of punishing heat waves roasted a large portion of the U.S. with record-breaking temperatures that helped spawn one of the most widespread and costliest droughts to hit the country in decades. Combined, the blistering temperatures and drought cost some $31.5 billion and led to dozens of deaths. The … Continue reading Pacific Ocean Pattern Could Predict U.S. Heat Waves →

Watch Four Public Health Advances Fueled by Big Data

Ever see someone post their sonogram photo on Facebook? That creates an instant digital record. In fact, one in four babies has a digital footprint before it’s even born. The trend continues as we grow up. A host of activities —from buying groceries with a credit card to texting friends—leaves Read More … Source:: Future … Continue reading Watch Four Public Health Advances Fueled by Big Data →