apdesign / ShutterstockActually, it's not quite like this.For the past decade or so, there's been a big push to identify "food deserts" -- low-income neighborhoods and even cities that don't have ready access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Plant markets in those deserts, the thinking has gone, a ... More >>
I'm not going to take it anymoreRarely does a letter to City Call carry the tone of justified righteousness displayed in a screed penned by of out-of-work database engineer Paul Nisbett. But rarely has San Francisco seemed to so effectively apply its apparent kick-em-when-they're down policy than ... More >>
Bay Area researchers are using a particular cancer to produce neuronlike cells that, when injected into the brain, seem to reverse the effects of stroke. Is the treatment a historic medical breakthrough, or a reckless ploy to attract investors?