Oregon Researchers Edit Human Embryo DNAFor the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
Not Enough Research On Effects Of Marijuana On Smokers Over 50A growing number of older adults are using marijuana, but researchers say there's not enough information exists about how pot affects older users.
East Bay Man Raises Money To Fight Kids' Cancer
Posey, Vitale Beg For Child Cancer Research FundsFlanked by San Francisco Giants star Buster Posey, famed college basketball commentator Dick Vitale issued an emotional plea Tuesday for funding to battle childhood cancer.
Want To Live Longer? Read A BookNew research shows a link between reading, and living a longer life.
Don't Hug Your Dog - Research Shows It Stresses Them OutDogs may help ease our own stress, but new research suggests that we shouldn’t hug them, because it stresses them out.
Increased Coffee Consumption Reduces Risk For Liver Damage, Study FindsNew research shows that a morning cup of coffee may be doing more than giving you a jolt - it may be actually helping reduce the risk of liver damage.
Gene Mutation Allows Rare Group Of People To Sleep LessThe majority of us rely on alarm clocks or an extra cup of coffee to get through the day, but researchers at UCSF discovered a gene mutation that allows a rare group of people to function on less sleep.
Homophobia Linked To Psychopathic Behaviors, Study ClaimsPeople with homophobic attitudes are more likely to have psychological issues including anger, hostility and aggression toward others, new research concludes.
Silicon Valley Scientists 'Brightening' Clouds To Combat Climate ChangeIn a Silicon Valley research lab, scientists are working on what might be considered the option of last resort for global warming.
Women Scientists Show What #DistractinglySexy Looks Like After Nobel Laureate's Sexist RemarksWomen scientists everywhere are revealing "distractingly sexy" photos of themselves after a Nobel Prize-winning British scientist said there was "trouble with girls" working in laboratories. (Via KBCWtv)
Ewww.... Surfer Butts The Focus Of Scientific Research Into Ocean BacteriaCall it the most literal "beach bum" study ever. Occasionally in science, the topic of your research and the perfect subjects in which to study it correlate in unique ways, case in point -- surfers and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More specifically, surfer's colons.