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We’ve partnered with Inspire, a company that builds and manages online support communities for patients and caregivers, to launch a patient-focused series here on Scope. …

When I heard that first-year medical student Mariposa Garth-Pelly was a nurse, I had to meet her. I have extensive experience, sadly, with the critical …

I knew that many of the drugs we use today were first identified in plants. What I didn’t know was in how many cases those …

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I’ve been at Stanford long enough - 14 years and counting! - to have met countless amazingly dedicated, hard-working people. And it’s not just the seasoned faculty and …

Wikipedia's volunteer editors hosted the first Wikipedia Science Conference in London last week to urge scientists to participate in editing the massive online encyclopedia. Scientists often …

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When I think of New England, I don't naturally conjure up an image of heroin. Yet today, many cities and towns in the bucolic northeast …

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