For coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.
A new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.
One of the most popular activities in the Bay Area is running. But are we running wrong? In other words, are we running in such a way that our technique puts our bodies at higher risk for injury?
Two suspects were arrested and one remained at large after a home burglary in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Heights neighborhood led to a pursuit and a crash Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said.
Police gave the all-clear after a suspicious package discovered near the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center Monday morning was found to be harmless, a university spokeswoman said.
Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed to become completely different kinds, potentially opening the door to growing customized tissues for treatments.
Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy was alert after undergoing surgery for a skull fracture and brain contusion caused by a line drive, team officials said Friday.
San Francisco’s City Assessor Phil Ting is offering new economic data that shows the big impact of the tech and biotech industry on the real estate recovery.
Data collected from thousands of Marin County women, will be used to validate a new study that finds a possible link between high breast cancer rates and the Vitamin D receptor.
The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro is in San Francisco to meet with gay rights activists and to chair a panel at a prestigious academic conference.