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This $28 vitamin C serum that was developed by MIT scientists makes my skin glow — and it’s available to buy after selling out 4 times

This vitamin C serum was engineered by MIT grads, and it's purposefully priced under $30. Shoppers have been quick to note that it also happens to contain most of the same ingredients as the award-winning $166 version from SkinCeuticals.

2 years after angry Silicon Valley locals chanted ‘build a wall’ to keep the homeless out, Mountain View is reportedly cracking down on a ...

Staggering rent prices in Mountain View, California have forced some residents into more temporary dwellings, like vans or RVs.
The testing kit from uBiome.

I tried a test from troubled poop-testing startup uBiome that let me peek inside a ‘forgotten organ.’ Here’s what I learned.

I tried a gut-microbiome test kit from uBiome, hoping to learn more about the trillions of organisms in my digestive tract. I came away surprised.

San Francisco’s homeless population has swelled by 17% in two years, with most of that growth coming from people living out of their cars

The increased street count shows how San Francisco's long-standing homelessness crisis is getting worse.
UBiome founders Zac Apte and Jessica Richman

uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...

Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
To prepare for its nationwide launch next week, Impossible Foods had to change the recipe for its "bleeding" veggie burgers.

The inside story of how the Silicon Valley burger startup Impossible Foods is going global after its sizzling Burger King debut

To create the Impossible Burger 2.0, the company had to change the recipe. One tweak that could be controversial involves using genetically modified soy.
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is worth $5.4 billion.

Uber just went public. Here’s what 12 of its earliest employees are doing now, from the former intern who’s now a powerful exec to the ous...

Some of Uber's earliest employees are still at the company while others, such as Travis Kalanick and Oscar Salazar, have moved on to pursue other ventures.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that's sent emergency responders to locations more than 3,500 times.

Facebook’s effort to stop suicides by monitoring your posts reveals a worrisome gap between tech giants and healthcare experts

Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that has dispatched emergency responders more than 3,500 times. But we don't know how well it works, experts say.

E-cig company Juul is diving further into health with an app geared toward turning smokers into Juulers

Eager to show that its e-cigarettes can help adult smokers, Juul is pushing into healthcare. It's planning an app aimed at smokers switching to vaping