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A wastewater treatment plant. (Dublin San Ramon Services District)

Stanford Researcher Turns Wastewater Into Energy That Can Power Treatment Plants

A Stanford engineer has developed a way for sewage treatment plants to power themselves by taking the waste out of wastewater and turning it into energy.

03/10/2014

Michael Levitt (Stanford University)

Stanford Researcher Shares Nobel Prize For Chemistry

Three U.S.-based scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that others can use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.

10/09/2013

Randy Schekman, of the University of California at Berkeley's department of molecular and cell biology was one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize for Medicine. (CBS)

Berkeley, Stanford Researchers Win Nobel Prize For Medicine

Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.

10/07/2013

(Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco VA Lab Faces Sanctions For Researcher’s Death

The death of a laboratory worker at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center last April prompted federal safety officials on Wednesday to announce the issuance of a notice of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions at the lab.

02/20/2013

Police Sirens

UC Davis Researcher Facing Firearm, Explosives Possession Charges After Explosion

A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week faces 10 charges of possessing firearms and explosives.

01/24/2013

An explosion occurred inside this apartment on the UC Davis campus. (CBS)

Researcher Injured In Explosion On UC Davis Campus

Officials at the University of California, Davis say a junior researcher has been injured in a small explosion at an apartment on campus, and police have found chemicals inside the building.

01/17/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco VA Lab Shuts Down Following Researcher’s Death

A laboratory at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been shut down following the weekend death of a researcher that was apparently caused by deadly bacteria he was working with.

05/03/2012

Annie Le

Guilty Plea In Killing Of NorCal Yale Student

A former animal research technician has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted sexual assault in the 2009 killing of a Yale University graduate student.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

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