LOS ANGELES (AP) – Miles Unterreiner couldn’t believe that he was selected as a Rhodes Scholar. Now, he can’t wait to study at England’s Oxford University next October and launch a career to advance human […]
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — The heir to the Spanish throne and his wife are in Northern California, where they will be promoting Spanish businesses to Silicon Valley investors and visiting technology companies. Spain’s […]
Evan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation, to move back to his father’s house and work on Snapchat. Spiegel’s fast-growing mobile app lets users send photos, videos and […]
BOSTON (AP) — New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert R. Taylor, who took soap out of dishes, put it in pump bottles and forever changed the way people wash up, has died. He was 77. Taylor’s family said Thursday […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it a hidden ally: The right germs just might be able to help fight fat. Different kinds of bacteria that live inside the gut can help spur obesity or protect against […]
(AP) - A study on charter schools finds they tend to benefit students from poor families, black students and Hispanic English-language learners more than peers in other groups. The study from the Center for Research […]
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) – New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg used his platform as Stanford University’s commencement speaker on Sunday to lobby for an immigration reform plan that allows foreign students to remain in the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford University has set a new record for college fundraising, becoming the first school to collect more than $1 billion in a single year, according to a report released Wednesday.
(AP) – Young cancer patients who couldn’t get a key medicine because of a national drug shortage were more likely to suffer a relapse than others who were able to get the preferred treatment, doctors report.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Engineer Dallas Goecker attends meetings, jokes with colleagues and roams the office building just like other employees at his company in Silicon Valley.
(AP) – With the price of the metal near historic highs, hovering around $1,700 an ounce, the first large-scale hard rock gold mining operation in a half-century is coming back to life. Miners are digging in eight historic mines near Sacramento.