The University of California at San Francisco received a $500 million commitment from a charitable foundation to pay for a new seismically sound hospital at the university's Parnassus Heights campus.
Two inmates passed their high school equivalency exams and six
others earned certificates in subjects such as mathematics, science and
Open source pioneer Ian Murdock died in an apparent suicide after a violent police encounter.
Two hundred sixth-graders will begin orientation at the still-under-construction school in Silver Terrace on Monday.
An effort to change San Francisco's notoriously complicated school assignment process has been voted down.
Intel and the Oakland Unified School District are entering into a memorandum of understanding in which the technology company will spend $5 million over the next five years to expand computer science and engineering offerings in the district.
A Palo Alto High School science teacher was badly burned in a science experiment that went wrong.
The FBI is looking for "tech talent" to help protect the United States from cyber-based attacks.
A poll of 2,200 Americans showed one in four are unaware that our Earth orbits the sun.
Lower standards in high school education threaten to throttle the supply of future scientists and engineers.
Pollination from bees contributes to about $200 billion in global annual food production.
A study shows there may be some truth to common beliefs about what makes men and women tick.
A critter that looks like a mix between a raccoon and a teddy bear is the first 'new' Western Hemisphere carnivore in 35 years.
Bottlenose dolphins can remember whistles for more than 20 years, the longest social memory ever observed in an animal.
Other than the classic facade, everything in the new Exploratorium is designed for the 21st century.
After years of research and approval in Europe, the first bionic eye has finally seen the light of day in the United States.
A team of scientists in the UK have uncovered the reason why people's fingers pucker up when overexposed to water.
Researchers say sea otters and their taste for sea urchin help to palliate our planet's warming atmosphere.
A skateboard is the vehicle to some rad physics knowledge at the Lawrence Hall of Science.
The Moon isn't gonna hit the Earth. It never does. It's the Moon. That's how a moon works.
A new budget from Gov. Jerry Brown proposes that California high schools slice in half the current two-year science requirement needed for students to graduate.