Research has shown the best defense against infectious disease is to just wash your hands. Simple enough, right? Stanford researchers have found the word isn’t spreading enough in the developing world.
A UK study shows wedding stress to be the biggest factor in the demise of friendships.
A $100 million gift from Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne will bring new names and an infusion of new funds to the Bay Area’s two children’s hospitals, hospital officials announced Wednesday.
A study released in the journal Health Economics casts doubt on claims that soda taxes are an effective way to combat obesity.
The dim, yellow bulbs that have lit up the city’s streets for years are being replaced with cheaper, brighter LED lights. Astronomers say that change is making their work harder.
Facebook just celebrated its 10th birthday, and despite some gloomy suggestions for the social network’s future, use is intensifying.
Scientists at Nissan’s new research facility in Sunnyvale are working to put affordable driver-less cars on U.S. roadways.
There are more than 100 types of brain tumors. So when a North Bay family was told that both of their children had the exact same form of rare cancer it was both surprising and devastating.
Study findings by three UC Berkeley researchers, published in the journal Science, suggest there is a connection between even minor changes in temperature or rainfall amounts and increased conflict around the world.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research.