Google-backed genetic testing company 23andMe is launching its own drug development unit, betting that it can translate its database of customer DNA information into novel medicines.
A breakthrough by researchers at the University of California at Berkeley that models the human heart could allow drugs to be tested without the use of animals.
A team of scientists from UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory claim they have the first direct evidence of human activity affecting climate change.
A Japanese athlete who runs faster on all fours than most people can sprint upright was analyzed by two East Bay colleges during a visit to the Bay Area.
Study: Young Football Players Get Fewer Head Injuries When Their Coaches Know Proper Tackling Fundamentals
The data showed players who competed for coaches with training in USA Football’s “Heads-Up Football” program were better protected than those who did not.
A Berkeley couple has raised nearly $200,000 through social media to help their 6-year-old daughter who suffers from an extremely rare medical condition.
The SpaceX company has called off Sunday’s launch of a deep-space observatory.
Researchers at Lake Tahoe are trying to figure out why some of the tiniest creatures and plants at the bottom of the alpine lake appear to be disappearing at an alarming rate.
A San Francisco man is attempting to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
Health officials believe that the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa began with a young boy (patient zero)— the first human to contract the disease who played with a hollowed out tree inhabited by bats.