UPDATE: Broken Water Main in San Jose Cancels Elizabeth Holmes Trial ProceedingsA water main break a few blocks from the federal courthouse in San Jose on Wednesday has abruptly canceled proceedings for the trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes for the rest of the week.
Theranos Trial: New Testimony Alleges Holmes Lied To Lure Billionaire Devos Family To Invest $50 MillionTestimony in the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial on Tuesday, gave a glimpse into how the billionaire Devos family was enticed into a major investment with Theranos, the biotech company Holmes founded in 2003.
Gut Check Time: Founders of Bankrupt San Francisco Fecal-Test Biotech Firm IndictedTwo Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who founded a biotech company that tested fecal matter are accused of bilking their investors and health insurance providers, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
UCSF Developing Device That Allows Human Brains to Control MachinesIt might seem like the stuff of science fiction but recently-created advances in technology now allow humans to directly control a device by simply thinking about it.
SJ Fitness Gym Offers Testing For Antibodies For People Who May Have Had COVID-19Red Dot Fitness has partnered with a biotech company and is now offering testing for antibodies of COVID-19.
San Rafael Biotech Firm's Former CEO Convicted Of Fraud, Money LaunderingThe former chief executive officer of a medical device company in San Rafael has been convicted in federal court in San Francisco on wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with a scheme to defraud his company.
Massive Quantity Of Evidence Slowing Trial Process For Theranos CEODisgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes faced a judge in federal court Monday, but the sheer volume of evidence in the case is delaying her trial.
Bay Area Biotech's New Flu Treatment Gets FDA ApprovalA new drug developed by Bay Area-based Genentech has received federal approval -- the first new treatment for influenza approved in nearly two decades.
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Faces Federal Fraud ChargesTheranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, who promised to revolutionize blood testing, has been charged by the SEC with a "massive fraud" involving more than $700 million.
East Bay Food-Tech Startup Creates Lab-Grown ChickenChickens may no longer need to cross the road before they end up on your dinner plate. Instead of coming from a farm, a Bay Area startup is developing the futuristic meat in a lab.
Pfizer Spending $14 Billion To Acquire San Francisco Biotech CompanyPfizer is buying the cancer drug company Medivation in a deal valued at about $14 billion.
Bay Area Biotech Startups Racing To Fill Our Plates With Lab-Created Meats, SeafoodWhether it’s a big juicy steak or a tasty shrimp cocktail, some Bay Area biotech startups are racing to fill your plates, but not from a feed lot or the vast blue ocean.
Biotech Miracle Drugs Raise The Literal Cost Of Living Beyond Medicaid's ReachA newly-approved drug being hailed as a major advance in treatment of cystic fibrosis comes with a punishing price tag: about $710 per patient per day.
Scientists Enlist Drones To Plant Billions Of Trees, Battle Climate ChangeThere are drones that fight crime, and drones that fight wars. Now, scientists have enlisted drones to plant billions of trees in the fight against climate change.
San Francisco Giants' Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable HousingThe San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.