Military Once Used SF Fog For Simulated Germ-Warfare Attack, Exposing 800,000 To Harmful BacteriaIn what sounds like a conspiracy theory, the fog over San Francisco was used by the U.S. military in the 1950s as a way to maske the spreading of a biological agent in simulated germ-warfare attacks.
Watch The Chilling First Trailer For The True Story Adaptation Of 'The Stanford Prison Experiment'
Google Working On Cancer-Detecting Pill That Searches For Malignant Cells In BloodstreamStill in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient's bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.
Facebook Tightens Research Guidelines After Controversial Study Tweaking Users' News FeedsFacebook has tightened its research guidelines following uproar over its disclosure this summer that it allowed researchers to manipulate users' feeds to see if their moods could be changed.
Consumer Group Files Complaint With FTC Over Facebook Mood Manipulation StudyA consumer privacy group has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Facebook of breaking the law when it performed a psychological experiment of its users without their knowledge or consent.
Facebook Officer Says Mood Manipulation Study Was 'Poorly Communicated'Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg did not apologize for the company's psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 users, but instead said the move was "poorly communicated."
SpaceX Cargo Ship Returns To Earth From Space Station With Nearly 2-Tons Of Experiments, EquipmentThe commercial cargo ship Dragon returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing back nearly 2 tons of science experiments and old equipment for NASA.
Music For Bicycle PartsBay Area sound designer Steven Baber puts his appreciation for bikes into high gear...
Oracle CEO Plans Green Experiments On His Hawaiian IslandOracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a “little laboratory” for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live.
San Jose Students' Experiment Hosted On Space StationThe first science experiment on the International Space Station designed by San Jose high school students is smaller than a shoe box, but could lead to answers about how astronauts will someday feed themselves on long space flights.
Child Siblings Sought For Humorous Research At StanfordThe Stanford University School of Medicine and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto are seeking children to volunteer for a study about how the brain changes as a sense of humor develops, the organizations said in a joint statement.