COVID-19 Commute Times Could Double If Bay Area Ditches Public Transit For CarsAs cities reopen, drivers may be dealing with COVID-19 pandemic-sized commute times if too many people ditch public transit and drive their cars instead, according to a study. In San Francisco, they could more than double.
UC Berkeley, UCSF Researchers Post Preliminary Results Of Joint COVID-19 Antibody Test Kit StudyResearchers at UC Berkeley and UCSF launched a joint study of antibody test kits to examine potential immunity, temporary or otherwise, to COVID-19. Preliminary results can be found at covidtestingproject.org.
San Jose Named One Of Best Places In U.S. To Raise ChildrenThe San Jose metropolitan area was ranked second in the country for the best places to raise successful and healthy children by a Brandeis University study.
New Study Shows Source Of Micro Plastics That End Up In San Francisco BayAccording to scientists, trillions of pieces of micro plastic end up in San Francisco Bay every year, and some of those pollutants could be coming from your car.
New Data Tool To Shed Light On Inequality In The Bay AreaNew data has been collected by three groups to help policymakers and community advocates craft solutions to inequality in the region, officials with the San Francisco Foundation said Wednesday.
New Study Shows Cell Phone Are Essential Lifeline For Bay Area HomelessThe majority of homeless people living in the Bay Area have cell phones or permanent access to a cell phone, which serves as an important lifeline to many services, according to a new study.
Study: African Americans Lower Risk For Cancer, Heart Disease With Vitamin D, Fish OilA new study looked at the long-term health benefits of fish oil and Vitamin D supplements when it comes to heart disease, and cancer and found African-Americans benefited the most.
Heatwaves, Wildfires, Rising Seas Among Dire Predictions In CA Climate StudyMore destructive fires, brutal heat waves and rising sea levels are just some of the effects of climate change according to a new study on climate change.
UCSF Makes Breakthrough With Chemical Exposure StudyScientists at the University of California in San Francisco have discovered a new way to test people for exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
$1 Million Federal Grant Will Help Study Of Transgender KidsThe first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project.
Study Shows Many Silicon Valley Families Struggling With Food BillsA new study on Bay Area families going hungry ties the rising cost of housing to some residents being unable to cover their grocery bills.
Babies Try Harder When They See You SweatIf at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching.
Blowing Out Candles On Birthday Cake Is So Germy, You'll Wish You Hadn'tA new study says blowing out those candles on the birthday cake spreads not only thousands of tiny drops of saliva, but each aerosol drop carries with it a host of germs that can make you sick.
Study Forecasts Thousands Of Store Closures As Malls Become ObsoleteThe American shopping mall could become a thing of the past in the not so distant future.
Study Shows Spike In Emergency Room Visits For KidsStrollers, carriers and other baby products have come a long way when it comes to safety, but researchers are still seeing more and more kids rushed to the hospital with injuries.