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Want To Fight Cancer & Alzheimer’s? Stanford Professor’s App Lets You Help

A new app developed by a Stanford professor is giving smartphones the power to help fight Alzheimer’s disease and cancer.

01/13/2015

Angel Gomez was born with a mass in his chest. Doctors at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital were able to successfully remove the tumor. (CBS)

Stanford Surgeons Save Premature Baby; Removing Large Tumor After Doctor Had Recommended Abortion

A Bay Area baby is alive and expected to live a normal life after doctors initially gave him little chance to survive and even told his mother it would be better to have an abortion.

01/08/2015

Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll Is Glad To See Jim Harbaugh Leave The NFL

They clashed at both the college and the pro levels but now that Jim Harbaugh has left the 49ers and the NFC West, it appears he will not be missed by Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll.

12/31/2014

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Weekend Magazine: Blue Mind, Big Trees, And Deciphering The Menu

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

12/31/2014

An exterior view of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Parking Passes More Expensive Than Resale Tickets For Stanford Bowl Game At Levi’s Stadium

Folks looking for tickets to Tuesday night’s Foster Farms Bowl at Levi’s Stadium can find resale tickets for less than $50 bucks, but finding a place to park your car could cost you more than that.

12/30/2014

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A Few Predictions For 2015

We asked a few of our KPIX and KCBS reporters for some predictions for 2015, and here’s what they said:

12/24/2014

Sixth-graders at Ft. Bragg Middle School send their holiday well-wishes to their classmates.

6th Grader Stuck At Stanford Hospital Recovering From Leukemia, Gets A Holiday ‘Get Well’ Video From His Classmates

Roll video: “Hi Iron Man, it’s your friend Jonathan. Hope you get better,” says one young boy. ‘Iron Man’ is Nicolas Queen and his classmates got together and made a video to cheer him up for the holidays.

12/22/2014

Engineering graduate student Elliot Hawkes scales the glass exterior of Packard Electrical Engineering Building using gecko-inspired controllable adhesives. Credit: Eric Eason

Stanford Students Invent Gecko Gloves That Give Humans The Power To Scale Walls

The “gecko gloves” make human hands perform like the sticky feet of nature’s most impressive climber.

12/22/2014

Sean Parker attends the 3rd Annual TechFellow Awards at SF MOMA on February 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images For Techfellows)

Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donates $24 Million To Stanford For Curing All Allergies In 10 Years

Tech billionaire Sean Parker is pledging $24 million toward a Stanford University campaign to develop a cure for all allergies with one single treatment.

12/17/2014

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford Fraternity Housing Suspended For 2 Years Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Stanford University suspended the on-campus housing privileges of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for the next two academic years after an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, according to a University statement on Monday.

12/15/2014

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