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Data for 6,000 UCSF patients gets exposed online

Patient data exposed on the Internet for months after UCSF gives records to third party for help in targeting potential financial donors, newspaper reports.

By May. 2, 2008

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Spy on your own thoughts with Glass Brain

A new system for visualizing the goings-on inside the brain creates beautiful video images, letting us become neuro-voyeurs as we watch our thoughts fly around in real time.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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10 must-see videos of the week

The life and death of the Sega Dreamcast, Apple iPhone 6 rumors, and the hottest cars CNET saw at the Detroit auto show.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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Facebook elects second woman to board

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joins Sheryl Sandberg in adding a womanly touch to the social network's once males-only club.

By Mar. 6, 2013

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Mark Zuckerberg co-sponsors $33M prize to extend human life

Backed by tech luminaries, the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a $3 million reward, is being presented to 11 different scientists for their efforts to cure diseases.

By Feb. 20, 2013

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Biochemist says 'naked' X-ray scanner may be unsafe

University of California professor says Obama administration claim that scanners are safe is based on "many misconceptions." He and his colleagues are preparing a response.

By Nov. 11, 2010

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New telemedicine tech maintains patient privacy

Telemedicine -- when patients visit doctors over video chat -- is becoming more popular. But there are challenges for the tech providers in keeping patient information confidential. CNET's Kara Tsuboi profiles one Silicon Valley firm that's working to keep things private.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Are the days of kidney dialysis numbered?

A prototype implantable artificial kidney could, in the next decade, render costly and inefficient dialysis a treatment of the past, according to work out of UCSF.

By Sep. 3, 2010

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Robo-pharmacist readies 350,000 doses perfectly

At the University of California, San Francisco, another example of how machines are superior. But they still can't come up with a good home remedy for hiccups.

By Mar. 11, 2011

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Heart study uses mobile tech to try to enroll 1M participants

Physicians at the University of California at San Francisco hope their Health eHeart Study, launched this week, will help them develop new ways to predict and prevent heart disease.

By Mar. 20, 2013