Gender was on a lot of minds for a lot of reasons in 2017, which could explain why an article about the gender of minds was Stanford Medicine magazine’s top story of 2017. The article describes studies of male and female brains, finding that there are, in fact, differences. The story now ranks as one of our most-read articles of all time (based on unique pageviews on our website).
-“Bionic,” by Theresa Johnston, tells of progress toward restoring sight via real bionic goggles — special video glasses that send images to a tiny implant behind the retina.
Illustration by Gérard DuBois