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When they arrived at Stanford in 1978, Professors Carla Shatz and Helen Blau were two of the first women to be hired on the tenure tract for basic science faculty. In a video, they discuss the paths they've taken and reflect on the rewards and challenges of their lives as women scientists.

When they arrived at Stanford in 1978, Professors Carla Shatz and Helen Blau were two of the first women to be hired on the tenure tract for basic science faculty. In a video, they discuss the paths they've taken and reflect on the rewards and challenges of their lives as women scientists.

Stanford anesthesiologist and writer Audrey Shafer reflects on the importance of considering the scientific and ethical issues raised by Frankenstein.

Stanford anesthesiologist and writer Audrey Shafer reflects on the importance of considering the scientific and ethical issues raised by Frankenstein.

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Primary caretakers face inequitable professional hurdles. The Working Group of Mothers in Science suggest solutions for the child care-conference conundrum.

Primary caretakers face inequitable professional hurdles. The Working Group of Mothers in Science suggest solutions for the child care-conference conundrum.

Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.

Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.

“Cancer is a disease of genes,” says dermatology professor Howard Chang, MD, PhD. So for healthy cells to turn malignant something must go wrong with their …