UCSF Researchers Help Paralyzed Man Translate Thoughts to TextMost of us take for granted how easy it is to speak our thoughts and feelings. Now UCSF researchers have news of a major medical milestone for those who have lost that ability due to illness, disease or an accident.
Mom's Rare Condition Spurs SRA Scholar to Career in Medical ResearchSRA scholar Steven Palomares' passion for science is deeply personal with his own mother's health being a primary motivation.
S.F. Science Journalist's Research Underscores Importance of Proper BreathingSan Francisco-based science journalist James Nestor says a good first step toward healthier living is simple: take a moment and breathe deeply through your nose.
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.
SpaceX-Launched 'Mighty Mice' Stay Swole After Month in OrbitBulked-up, mutant “mighty mice” held onto their muscle during a monthlong stay at the International Space Station, returning to Earth with ripped bodybuilder physiques, scientists reported Monday.
Researchers Turn to Pool Testing for Efficient Tracking of Coronavirus OutbreaksOn Friday, Gov. Newsom addressed a possible change in coronavirus testing strategy to group- or "pool" testing.
Chinese Army Major Arrested At LAX, Accused Of Stealing Medical Research from UCSFA major in China’s People’s Liberation Army has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport, telling federal authorities that he has been stealing secrets from the medical researchers at the University of California-San Francisco and sending them to a military lab in China, officials announced Thursday.
Clinical Trial For Coronavirus Vaccine To Start Monday, Government Official SaysA clinical trial evaluating a vaccine designed to protect against the new coronavirus will begin Monday, according to a government official.
Bay Area Researchers Key on Blood Plasma to Fight Age-Related DiseasesAt Alkahest, in San Carlos, scientists are working on innovative therapies for diseases that are linked to aging.
Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo, Study FindsWomen with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, according to a landmark study that used genetic testing.
S.F. Researchers Find Fix for Gene Linked to Alzheimer's DiseaseA research team in San Francisco has reportedly created a way to correct the harmful gene that is the primary risk factor for developing Alzheimer's Disease.
Zuckerberg Donates Fortune To Disrupt DeathFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have a lofty new goal: to cure, manage or eradicate all disease by the end of this century.
Shellfish Stickum Inspires Cal Scientists To Create New Surgical GlueUC Berkeley scientists observing how mussels attach themselves to submarine surfaces have developed a new surgical glue.
Study Suggests Drinking Coffee Reduces Risk Of Colon CancerDrinking coffee may cut your risk of colon cancer by as much as 50 percent, a new study suggests.
Patients Legally Take Ecstasy While Receiving Therapy In Marin CountyDecades after the U.S. Federal Government banned the drug ecstasy a Bay Area medical team got special permission to study its therapeutic use in patients with life-threatening illness.