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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a keynote during the Facebook f8 Developer Conference at the San Francisco Design Center in San Francisco on September 22, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO’s New Political Group Targets Immigration, Education

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.

04/11/2013

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Small Group Of Drivers To Blame For Bay Area Backups

Researchers are blaming a small group of motorists for the San Francisco area’s freeway traffic headaches.

01/08/2013

Apple Introduces A New iPad

iPad, Android Tablet Search Engine Designed To Rival Google

Are tablet users looking for an alternative to Google and other search engines designed primarily for PCs?

01/04/2013

Animal Update: Advances In Lyme Disease Research

What is Lyme Disease – and just how big of a problem is it?

12/10/2012

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD (UCSF)

UCSF Scientist Shares Nobel Prize For Medicine For Stem Cell Research

Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed to become completely different kinds, potentially opening the door to growing customized tissues for treatments.

10/08/2012

Study Finds Rock Music Makes Us Act Like Animals, Literally

Study Finds Rock Music Makes Us Act Like Animals, Literally

A study published in the Journal of Biology Letters, within UCLA’s Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, found that distorted, jarring music shares the same characteristics as distress calls in animals…

08/28/2012

A vet examines a cat.  (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Human Behavioral Change May Be Tied To Cat Parasite

Researchers now believe something commonly carried by cats could be controlling you, a tiny parasite called Toxoplasma Gondi.

05/15/2012

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Autism May Be Linked to Obesity During Pregnancy

Obesity during pregnancy might increase chances for having a child with autism, according to new study out of University of California, Davis.

04/09/2012

Prescription Drugs

ConsumerWatch: Website Allows Prescription Buyers To Comparison Shop

GoodRx, allows consumers to find their prescription by simply entering the name of the drug and their zip code.

03/14/2012

NASA Ames Research Center

NASA Ames Center Spared From President’s Budget Cuts

The Mountain View facility is actually getting a $20 million budget increase for fiscal year 2013.

02/14/2012

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