Posts Tagged ‘ucsf’

Defanging Snakebites’ Danger

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
snakes, snakebites, bites, venom, antivenom, antiparalytic, Matt Lewin, UCSF

The Academy’s Matt Lewin has developed a snakebite treatment that could potentially save tens of thousands of lives!

Neighboring Nobel Winner

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

The Gladstone Institutes recent Nobel-winner simply followed the science!

Snake Virus

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Screen shot 2012-10-02 at 2.55.03 PM

What is killing domestic snakes? UCSF and Academy scientists solve the mystery.

Getting to Zero on AIDS Day

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Marking World AIDS Day, we bring hopeful news to the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Gut Check

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Two UCSF researchers are trying to discover what trillions of microorganisms are doing in our guts.

Honey Bee Health

Friday, July 29th, 2011

What lives inside the honeybee? UC San Francisco researchers are uncovering the bee microbiome, hoping to stop Colony Collapse Disorder.

Reversing Aging

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Researchers have found that telomerase can reverse aging in mice. Can it have the same effect on humans?

Spider Silk Technology

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles/Cal Academy Library

A local researcher describes why spider silk is so valuable and how making it synthetically can be challenging.

Fishy Friday

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Here are some recent fish stories we didn’t want you to miss.

Saturn’s Moons and Beer

Friday, October 8th, 2010

A ring-making moon, beers in space and lab girls: here are some of this week’s science news headlines we didn’t want you to miss.

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