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Researchers from Stanford and Seoul National University have constructed an artificial sensory nerve circuit that imitates human reflexes and ability to sense touch.

Researchers from Stanford and Seoul National University have constructed an artificial sensory nerve circuit that imitates human reflexes and ability to sense touch.

Mimicking a stem cells' natural environment in the laboratory is impossible without recent bioengineering advances. Stanford scientists reflect on the field and speculate about future possibilities, including growing whole organs.

Mimicking a stem cells' natural environment in the laboratory is impossible without recent bioengineering advances. Stanford scientists reflect on the field and speculate about future possibilities, including growing whole organs.

Stanford scientists have figured out a way to convert common brewer’s yeast into an efficient factory for making a non-narcotic cough medicine that occurs naturally only in opium poppies.

Stanford scientists have figured out a way to convert common brewer’s yeast into an efficient factory for making a non-narcotic cough medicine that occurs naturally only in opium poppies.

On the Future of Everything radio show, Stanford bioengineer Jennifer Cochran discusses her development of "tumor-targeting missiles" that deliver chemotherapy as "cargo" to more effectively kill cancer.

On the Future of Everything radio show, Stanford bioengineer Jennifer Cochran discusses her development of "tumor-targeting missiles" that deliver chemotherapy as "cargo" to more effectively kill cancer.

New material and mass production process from Stanford engineer could enable foldable touchscreens, electronic clothing and, one day, synthetic skin.

New material and mass production process from Stanford engineer could enable foldable touchscreens, electronic clothing and, one day, synthetic skin.

Akshay Maheshwari is in his fourth year as an MD/PhD student at Stanford. He hopes to create a technological platform for people to engineer biology.

Akshay Maheshwari is in his fourth year as an MD/PhD student at Stanford. He hopes to create a technological platform for people to engineer biology.