The five most-read stories on Scope this week were:
Bio-art gone viral: Cantor Arts Center displays models of human viruses: A current exhibit at the Cantor Arts Center on the Stanford campus showcases creative virus models made by students using an array of unlikely materials.
Ask Stanford Med: Genetics chair answers your questions on genomics and personalized medicine: Michael Snyder, PhD, responds to questions via the @SUMedicine Twitter feed and Scope about his “omics” study, genome sequencing and personalized medicine.
Image of the Week: Transplant rejection visualized: A fascinating data visualization created by Purvesh Khatri, PhD, that shows the interaction of biological networks during a kidney transplant.
Stanford Medicine X releases book highlighting ePatients: An eBook recently published by Larry Chu, MD, and his team at the Stanford AIM Lab features profiles and contributing text from ePatient scholars who will be attending the upcoming Stanford Medicine X conference.
Can yoga help women suffering from fibromyalgia?: A study published in the Journal of Pain Research shows that practicing yoga boosts levels of the stress hormone cortisol and could help ease some symptoms of fibromyalgia such as pain, fatigue, muscle stiffness and depression.