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.
Google is renting 1,000 acres of a historic California air base for space exploration, aviation and robotics projects.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded San Francisco State University a $17 million grant to work on improving diversity in the field of biomedical research.
This year Daylight Saving Time ends on November 2nd at 2:00 am and the clocks will turn back one hour, but some researchers say falling forward would lower children’s obesity rate.
Facebook 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.
Environmental scientists at UC Berkeley are saying that there are too many trees in the California’s forests. Scientists say that less trees would leave more rain water available to meet the state’s demand.
Alzheimer’s kills more people than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined, making it the 6th leading cause of death in America but it cannot be cured, prevent, or even truly slowed. Saturday, though, is a chance where you can do something about it.
The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.
Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.
A Marin County woman’s claims that a meteorite plunked down on the roof of her home have been validated by a team of planetary scientists, who tracked the space rock’s origin to the formation of the moon 4.47 billion years ago.