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Life-Threatening Food Allergies Overcome With New Therapy From Stanford Researchers

Every three minutes in the U.S. someone visits an emergency room with a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to food, but now top researchers are exploring a promising experimental treatment.

02/23/2015

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Stanford Tops Cal 72-61

Stanford led the entire game and was up by 15 with nine minutes left to play before Cal made a late push.

02/21/2015

Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. The death toll in Gaza hit 265 as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of an assault aimed at stamping out rocket fire, medics said. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTAFA (Photo credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?

Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.

02/16/2015

Stanford MRI measuring the emotion of love in the brain. (CBS)

How Deep Is Your Love? Stanford Researchers Use MRI Scans To Measure, See Emotion

Love will be measured all kinds of silly ways this Valentine’s Day, maybe the number of roses or maybe the cost of dinner. But it turns out there really is a way to measure love, you can even see it.

02/13/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: Silicon Valley Cannot Protect Privacy By Itself, Enacts Cybersecurity Cooperation Order

President Obama stressed at a Stanford cybersecurity conference that the government and the private sector have to work together to combat cyber threats. He signed an executive order that encourages information sharing on the matter. (Complete Text And Word Cloud Infographic Of His Speech)

02/13/2015

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VIDEO: Apple Pay Will Get You Into National Parks Starting In September

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford Friday that Apple Pay is partnering with the federal government for some financial transactions.

02/13/2015

President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives in San Francisco at the start of a four-day trip to California on February 12, 2015. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Visiting Bay Area; Expect Traffic, Cable Car Disruptions

President Barack Obama will be in the Bay Area from Thursday evening through Saturday for a cybersecurity summit and fundraiser. Commuters and visitors to San Francisco and the Peninsula should expect traffic disruptions, including the suspension of Cable Car service.

02/12/2015

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If Science Says We’re Built For Taking Naps, Why Aren’t They More Widely Accepted?

It’s okay to take a nap. According to a new study by the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, the 30 minute restorative nap can work wonders, but our industrious culture may keeping us from the sleep of our dreams.

02/10/2015

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Stanford Researchers Seeking A New Generation Of Vaccines Amid Measles Outbreak

Amid the measles outbreak, vaccines are a hot topic and this week KCBS Indepth talks with Dr. Mark Davis, who is the director of Stanford’s Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, who says researchers are trying to better understand vaccines and create new ones.

02/09/2015

US President Barack Obama smiles before boarding Marine One helicopter from a field overlooking the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama To Attend $10K Fundraising Dinner At SF Home

The Democratic National Committee is hosting a $10,000 a plate fundraising dinner with President Barack Obama at a San Francisco home next week.

02/06/2015

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