Nobel Laureates Hammer Greenpeace Over Golden Rice, GMO OppositionUC Berkeley scientist is among the 100-plus Nobel laureates urging Greenpeace to halt its campaign against the use of genetically engineered Golden Rice to address Vitamin A deficiencies in developing nations.
1st Tesla Driver Killed In Crash While Using Autopilot; NHTSA InvestigatingTesla says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the performance of the autopilot system in a Model S sedan during a fatal crash.
Pepsi Bringing Back A Taste Of The '90s With Crystal PepsiPepsiCo is bringing back the 1990s this summer with an eight-week release of Crystal Pepsi, one of the iconic beverages of that decade.
Uncertainty For Some Business Owners As Minimum Wage Creeps To $13/Hour In San FranciscoThe minimum wage in San Francisco goes up 75-cents Friday, hitting $13 an hour for the city’s lowest paid workers.
Alley For Sale In San Francisco May Be Best Deal In TownAnother day, another outrageous San Francisco real estate listing. This one's a sweetheart of a deal, really -- only $35,000.
Funky-Smelling Silicon Valley Tap Water Caused By Delta Algae BloomWater officials in Silicon Valley are warning residents that the water coming out of their taps may be smelly and dirty, but it’s still safe to drink.
Amazon Picks Richmond For Latest Bay Area Expansion SpotAmazon has signed another East Bay industrial lease - in Richmond this time, further expanding its warehouse space in the Bay Area.
SF Supes Approve Ban On Sale Of Styrofoam ProductsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a comprehensive ban on the sale of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, in the city.
Apple Working On Ways To Turn Off iPhone Cameras In Certain LocationsApple’s latest patent describes a way to block the iPhone’s camera functions while at a concert, making it useless as a recording device.
Tobacco-Related Illnesses Killing More Blacks Than AIDS, Violence & Other CancersSome African-American public health leaders say too many Black people are dying from tobacco-related diseases, and feel that not much attention has been paid to the issue.
266 Crashes Linked To Confusing Shifters Like One Found In Jeep That Crushed Star Trek Actor, NHTSA FindsA government investigation into confusing gear shifters like the one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin found 266 crashes that injured 68 people.
Volkswagen Will Pay To $15.3 Billion In Emissions Cheating SettlementVolkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion after being caught in an emissions cheating scandal, in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.