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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.

John Ioannidis recommends a change to the standards of nutrition research studies, suggesting that, as they stand, the results are fairly unreliable.

John Ioannidis recommends a change to the standards of nutrition research studies, suggesting that, as they stand, the results are fairly unreliable.

The no-cost Stanford Medical Youth Science Program helps aspiring low-income teens begin their journey toward careers in the medical and health sciences.

The no-cost Stanford Medical Youth Science Program helps aspiring low-income teens begin their journey toward careers in the medical and health sciences.

Data analyst Jonathan Altamirano discusses living in Nicaragua as a child and how that inspired his current health research at Stanford.

Data analyst Jonathan Altamirano discusses living in Nicaragua as a child and how that inspired his current health research at Stanford.

In an interview, Stanford bioengineer Michael Fischbach discussed the growing knowledge of the bacteria in our bodies and what that means for the future of medicine.

In an interview, Stanford bioengineer Michael Fischbach discussed the growing knowledge of the bacteria in our bodies and what that means for the future of medicine.

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?

Stanford uses virtual reality to train emergency physicians, including on how to manage constant interruptions during a patient exam.

Stanford uses virtual reality to train emergency physicians, including on how to manage constant interruptions during a patient exam.

Stanford researchers are hosting an online competition featuring virtual athletes. Their goal: help people learn to walk and run after losing a limb.

Stanford researchers are hosting an online competition featuring virtual athletes. Their goal: help people learn to walk and run after losing a limb.

A group of biodesign fellows developed a potential treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, an age-related condition that affects many men.

A group of biodesign fellows developed a potential treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, an age-related condition that affects many men.

Paul Auerbach, a Stanford professor of emergency medicine, discusses potential health concerns of Thai boys rescued after two weeks trapped in a cave.

Paul Auerbach, a Stanford professor of emergency medicine, discusses potential health concerns of Thai boys rescued after two weeks trapped in a cave.

What can be done to help medical students develop emotional connectedness and empathy with their patients? The answer could lie in revisiting childhood.

What can be done to help medical students develop emotional connectedness and empathy with their patients? The answer could lie in revisiting childhood.