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Found in about half of all bacterial species, the cell membrane that surrounds the cell wall may be more critical for survival than previously thought.

Found in about half of all bacterial species, the cell membrane that surrounds the cell wall may be more critical for survival than previously thought.

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A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.

A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.

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A small magnetic wire that attracts nanoparticles engineered to stick to tumor cells may stand to detect cancer earlier.

A small magnetic wire that attracts nanoparticles engineered to stick to tumor cells may stand to detect cancer earlier.

Could social media — where misinformation is too often spread — be a place to help build trust in science and the research enterprise?

Could social media — where misinformation is too often spread — be a place to help build trust in science and the research enterprise?

A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.

A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.

Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.

Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.

The Supreme Court upheld the travel ban, making it a challenge for refugees and others who had hoped to travel, or live, in the U.S.

The Supreme Court upheld the travel ban, making it a challenge for refugees and others who had hoped to travel, or live, in the U.S.

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The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.

The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.

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In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.

In this final piece on aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke, Randall Stafford explains factors for doctors and patients to consider.

The American Cancer Society joins forces with National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers to promote the HPV vaccine and eliminate cervical cancer.

The American Cancer Society joins forces with National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers to promote the HPV vaccine and eliminate cervical cancer.