Facebook To Beam Internet To Sub-Saharan Africa From SpaceFacebook is teaming up with a French satellite operator to deliver Internet coverage to 14 sub-Saharan countries in Africa in 2016.
New Microscope From UC Berkeley Uses Smartphone Camera To Analyze Parasites In BloodResearchers at UC Berkeley developed a microscope that used a smartphone to detect parasitic worms in a person’s blood. The new device, called a CellScope, could help provide critical information to health providers in the field.
Warriors Star Stephen Curry Speaks At White House In Support Of President Obama’s Malaria InitiativeCurry was there in support of the United Nations Foundation Nothing But Nets campaign, which aims to save lives by preventing malaria
Bay Area African Immigrants Report Unfair Treatment Over Ebola OutbreakAfrican immigrants in the Bay Area say they've experienced harassment since the Ebola outbreak became the focus of public attention in the United States.
San Francisco-Based National Guard Batallion May Be Headed To West Africa Ebola FightA unit of the California Army National Guard has been ordered to mobilize for possible deployment to West Africa to support U.S. and international efforts to fight the deadly Ebola virus.
San Rafael Man Heading To Liberia In Volunteer Effort To Help Ebola PatientsA San Rafael man is headed into one of the most dangerous and deadly places in the world on a humanitarian mission to help Ebola patients in Liberia.
CDC Using Twitter To Spread Information On EbolaEbola experts at the Centers for Disease Control are using Twitter to inoculate the public against ignorance.
United Airlines Notifying Passengers On Flight With Man With Deadly Ebola VirusUnited said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes the man could not have spread the disease during the flights because he was not showing symptoms and was not yet contagious.
San Francisco Ivory Demand Helping Drive Slaughter Of African ElephantsSan Francisco is the second-largest market in the country for ivory trinkets.
3rd American Doctor Contracts Ebola While Working In LiberiaA missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in Liberia.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To KnowThe recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.