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About the Bay: Study Is Sheer Joy For Bald Guys

It’s been suggested that “bald is beautiful.” But aren’t we also told that it’s what’s on the inside that counts?!

10/08/2012

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Feds Considering Endangered Label For Great White Sharks

Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.

09/28/2012

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HealthWatch: Study Raises Effectiveness Concerns For Whooping Cough Vaccine

As the U.S. wrestles with its biggest whooping cough outbreak in decades, researchers appear to have zeroed in on the main reason: The safer vaccine that has been in use since the 1990s loses effectiveness much faster than previously thought.

09/12/2012

Patrick Willis #52, NaVorro Bowman #53 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers tackle Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter of the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Study Finds Elevated Brain Disease Risk For NFL Veterans; League Donates $30M For Research

A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.

09/05/2012

Study Finds Rock Music Makes Us Act Like Animals, Literally

Study Finds Rock Music Makes Us Act Like Animals, Literally

A study published in the Journal of Biology Letters, within UCLA’s Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, found that distorted, jarring music shares the same characteristics as distress calls in animals…

08/28/2012

Singing While Driving Can Lead To More Accidents Per Year, Study Finds

Singing While Driving Can Lead To More Accidents Per Year, Study Finds

Study shows that people find it hard to sing and drive at the same time. And let’s not even get started on how many people get into accidents while checking out members of the opposite sex…

08/28/2012

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Bay Area Drivers Could Be Tracked By GPS, Taxed Per Mile Driven

Bay Area drivers could one day be tracked using a GPS-like device in their cars and taxed per miles driven – a scenario which is part of a proposed long-range study aimed at finding ways to reduce traffic and pollution, while also raising revenues.

07/18/2012

Viewers Turning To YouTube As News Source

Viewers Turn To YouTube As A News Source

A new study has found that YouTube is emerging as a major platform for news, one to which viewers increasingly turn for eyewitness videos…

07/15/2012

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New Quake Faults Uncovered West Of Lake Tahoe

Scientists studying earthquake faults in the mountains west of Lake Tahoe say new high-resolution imaging technology has uncovered more substantial seismic hazards than previously believed.

05/29/2012

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Bay Area Study Examines Cell Phones As Global Link To Clean Water, Sanitation

Globally, there are 1 Billion people without safe water, and over 2 Billion without proper sanitation.

05/04/2012

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