Timely snapshots of the effect of the coronavirus on workers at small and medium-sized businesses in the Bay Area, state and nation are the result …
A diver from a research vessel is in stable condition after being bit by a shark near the Farallon Islands west of San Francisco on Tuesday.
James P. Allison, immunologist and former director of University of California at Berkeley’s Cancer Research Laboratory, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
The Falkor, one of the most advanced ocean research vessels in the world, is stopping in San Francisco before it embarks on an exploration of hydrothermal vents off the coast of California.
Three falcon chicks from the nest on top of San Jose City Hall were outfitted with personalized bands Thursday morning by University of California at Santa Cruz researchers so they can be tracked and studied.
Two studies released Friday show the number of homes for sale in the San Francisco Bay Area for half a million dollars or less is …
Stanford mathematics professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, mathematics’ leading award, has died of cancer at the age of 40.
Preliminary results of a new study based on data on SF Bay Area restaurants suggest that higher minimum wages increases the chance an eatery will close.
The federal government has selected the Organic Farming Research Foundation in Santa Cruz as the recipient of a competitive grant.
BART officials this spring will be researching a way to reduce crowding on trains and offering small cash rewards to people who participate in the …
Wildlife officials have transported a pregnant elephant seal that blocked a North Bay highway to an established elephant seal colony at Point Reyes.
For the first time in months, the number of homes sold in the Bay Area has taken a dip.
August Bay Area home sales dropped more than 10 percent from July, but were up nearly 5 percent from a year ago.
The difference between high- and low-income Bay Area households in 2013 was $263,000, compared with a $178,000 difference nationwide.
Stanford University President John Hennessy will step down from his position next year after more than 15 years.
Stanford University officials assured the public that a vial potentially carrying live anthrax has not threatened the school.
Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano are forming a select committee to work out differences in funding public higher education in California.
Stanford researchers have found taking a stroll helps to stimulate creative thinking.
Alzheimer’s disease remains among the most devastating diseases medicine has yet to crack.
An experimental blood test has shown promise toward detecting early lung cancer.
Work by UCSF researchers found laser light aimed at part of the brain can zap away cocaine addiction in rats.
New research shows that the Bay Area is among four regions in California with higher than average rates of breast cancer.