• Sugar war: Is the sweet stuff toxic?

    CBS News

    Dr. Robert Lustig, UCSF obesity expert, talks to CBS' Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell about the health dangers of sugar and processed foods.
  • How sleep affects your memory


    We spend a lot of time sleeping. But how much downtime do our brains really need? Experts discuss the links between sleep, memory and cognition, and why our sleep patterns change as we age.
  • Prof. Miller with seaweed

    Preserving the forest of the sea


    UC Berkeley's Kathy Ann Miller reveals secrets of one of the greatest seaweed collections in the world.
  • Wellness? There's an app for that

    UC Berkeley

    Cal Rec Sports launches a Facebook app that helps users cultivate a healthy lifestyle.
  • Viruses engineered to attack themselves

    San Francisco Chronicle

    UCSF/Gladstone researchers and others eye viruses to fight bacterial infections and cancer, in addition to other viruses.