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1/8/2016

  Mayor Ed Lee was inaugurated today and the only people who seemed excited about the event were the... More»

1/4/2016

  On a rainy December morning, the cavernous future home of the Flax Art & Design store in downtown... More»

12/23/2015

  It’s a good time to be a mouse—particularly an old lab mouse with heart problems. A few years ago, scientists at... More»

12/23/2015

  San Francisco’s most ambitious development schemes may well be hatched in smoke-filled antechambers or atop corporate-logoed... More»

12/23/2015

  Cities like San Francisco must devise clever solutions for affordable housing in large part because the classic approach—getting... More»

12/22/2015

  When Wayne’s daughter, Shay, was about to turn five, he asked her what was going to happen on her birthday. “I... More»

12/22/2015

  Sam De Brouwer hands me a sleek device about the size and shape of a makeup compact. Called the... More»

12/22/2015

  Read about the rise of "citizen science" in Andrew Leonard's January feature, "... More»

12/21/2015

  When doctors drop the C word, many patients automatically assume that they’re going to die. Courtney... More»

12/21/2015

  On the afternoon of February 25, 2015, artist and curator Susan O’Malley was at home in Berkeley, taking care of... More»

12/18/2015

  In 1958, a 43-year-old cardiac arrhythmia patient named Arne Larsson received the first implantable pacemaker. It was... More»