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Facebook acquires San Francisco-based sports data start-up SportStream

Fcebook-SportStreamIn a recent blog post, social network Facebook has revealed that it has acquired San Francisco-based sports data start-up SportStream, a company which has created an app that allows users to analyse data related to social media mentions of sport. The financial terms of the acquisition have not been officially disclosed.

AIDS Memorial Quilt coming to Washington D.C. to mark 25th anniversary of first display

AIDS Memorial Quilt coming to Washington D.C. to mark 25th anniversary of first displayThe AIDS Memorial Quilt, which was first hung from a balcony in San Francisco to memorialize forty lives lost to AIDS in 1987, is being brought back to Washington D. C., to mark the 25th anniversary of that first display.

It was on June 27 of 1987, when a group of mournful near and dear once hung a 40-panel quilt from a balcony in the memory of forty lives lost to AIDS.

Researcher Succumbs To Infection

infectionIt has been recently revealed in a report that there has been the death of a lab worker in San Francisco. This might be due to the deadly infection that this researcher together with his colleagues was investigating at the VA hospital.

New Vaccine for Brain Cancer Possible

VaccineIt has been recently revealed in a report that there have been positive developments in the new brain cancer vaccine that is under trial.

Brown Fat Can Treat Obesity

UCSFA study recently published in the journal Cell Metabolism has revealed that drugs meant for treating the problem of obesity may well be improved in near future. One could lose more calories by buying yet-to-be-developed obesity drugs.

HIV Drug Awaits FDA Approval

fdaIt has been recently been revealed in a report that Gilead Sciences based in South San Francisco has recently passed their new drug to the Food and Drug Administration to get it reviewed for authenticity. This has been done for their new trial drug for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis.

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