Scientists have measured the human “exposome,” or the particulates, chemicals, and microbes that individually swarm us all, in unprecedented detail.
John Ioannidis reflects on the phenomenon of "hyper-publishing," where certain scientists are listed as authors on scores of papers a year.
A new Stanford-led study catalogs the prevalence and types of deception by volunteers in clinical trials and suggests ways for investigators to root it out.
Stanford Biodesign trainees have developed new medical devices and diagnostics that have been used to help care for more than 1.5 million patients so far.
Chris Cheng, an adjunct professor of surgery, recently spent six months as a Visiting Fellow at Oxford.
Adjunct Professor Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell studies elephant vocalizations and vibrations to inform research on hearing, hearing loss and deafness.
Stanford researchers identify a new protein that can fully substitute for one of the key "Yamanaka factors" to reprogram adult stem cells.
Continuously monitoring blood sugar levels turns up new evidence to suggest that more people have sharp increases in their blood sugar than expected.
John Ioannidis recommends a change to the standards of nutrition research studies, suggesting that, as they stand, the results are fairly unreliable.
Testing the side effects of every drug combination is impractical, but Stanford researchers think they have a better way: artificial intelligence.
Stanford researchers are hosting an online competition featuring virtual athletes. Their goal: help people learn to walk and run after losing a limb.
A new study examined the role of physician burnout in medical errors.
Fanconi anemia inspired a collaboration between Stanford scientists to develop a method for detecting problematic molecules known as aldehydes.
In each of our abdomens sit trillions of microbes, but a bout of diarrhea can induce a lasting round of gut-bug disruption, new research indicates.
Researchers at Stanford are harnessing sound and acoustics to innovate technologies that boost medical and health applications; from a stethoscope that "hears" brain waves, to software that identifies the hums of mosquitoes.
The Stanford Medical Student Research Symposium included 64 students, and their faculty mentors, and offered an opportunity to share their research projects, which spanned a variety of disciplines.