Bay Area Shut Out Of 2016 Nobel Prizes So FarA number of Nobel Prizes have been awarded this week, and none of the winners are from the Bay Area.
Human Germs, Bacteria Seen As Weapons In War Against CancerBay Area scientists are on the hunt to discover how a person's own germs may be the best medicine in the war against cancer.
UCSF Doctor Found Dead Off Hiking Trail On Mt. TamalpaisA hiker who was found dead off a trail near Phoenix Lake on Mount Tamalpais on Wednesday has been identified by the Marin County coroner's office as University of California at San Francisco doctor Julian Thomas Parer, 81, of Kentfield.
Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Worse For Your Health Than Tobacco, Study FindsA new study from UC San Francisco researchers has found that secondhand smoke from marijuana might be worse for you than that from tobacco.
3 'Frisco Five' Hunger Strikers Released From UCSF HospitalThree of five people who held a hunger strike to protest recent fatal police shootings in San Francisco have been released from University of California at San Francisco Hospital.
Bay Area Scientists Join Forces To Help Contain Zika VirusExperts say get ready, the Zika virus is coming to the United States and while there is no vaccine or cure, there is some good news. Rival teams of scientists are joining forces for the public good.
Couple Gives $185 Million To UCSF For Neuroscience InstituteA Sonoma County couple is about to make the biggest donation in University of California, San Francisco history.
UCSF, San Diego Researchers Challenging Status Quo On Cancer TreatmentsUCSF and UC San Diego researchers have launched a cancer cell map initiative to bridge gaps in the medical field.
UCSF Lab Working To Make Smarter Device To Help People With DiabetesA lab at UCSF is working to make a smarter device to help people with type one diabetes.
Gene Mutation Allows Rare Group Of People To Sleep LessThe majority of us rely on alarm clocks or an extra cup of coffee to get through the day, but researchers at UCSF discovered a gene mutation that allows a rare group of people to function on less sleep.
UCSF Study Finds Mid-Level Pot Use Leads To Some Memory Problems In Middle AgeA UCSF study found that lifetime marijuana users had worse verbal memory in middle age, but found no other cognitive function deficiencies.
New UCSF Study Shows Caffeine Doesn't Contribute To Extra HeartbeatsA new study indicates that regular caffeine consumption does not contribute to heart palpitations or extra heartbeats, according to UC San Francisco researchers.