Women medical faculty report subtle prejudices and other microaggressions commonly occur in the workplace, a Stanford study finds.
Month: October 2019
Frog eggs rise from the dead
Stanford researchers have found that when frog eggs are dismantled in a centrifuge, they can reassemble and the cellular compartments can reproduce.
In the Spotlight: From concert violinist to neuroscientist
This In the Spotlight Q&A features Garam Kim, a former professional violinist pursuing a PhD in neurosciences at Stanford.
Publish or perish: The cost of reformatting academic papers
A Stanford-led study surveys the time biomedical researchers spend on reformatting manuscripts — estimating a $1 billion annual global labor cost.
Finding a lab that feels like home
Tim Keyes, a fifth-year MD/PhD student at Stanford, offers tips for graduate students in search of a laboratory that's a perfect fit.
Enjoy 3D modeling but have trouble seeing? New Stanford invention opens up maker-world to the visually impaired
Researchers, working with those who are visually impaired, have developed a touch-based display that can produce physical, temporary models of objects.
Under pressure: New technique helps ID bacteria
A stress test helps researchers distinguish between different kinds of bacteria by testing their cell wall strength under pressure.
Bad news bearers: Scope@10,000
Radiologist Ali Tahvildari grapples with how to deliver an uncertain diagnosis. When does causing worry conflict with a doctor's pledge to "do no harm?"
Ribbon-cutting celebrates realization of new Stanford Hospital vision
Leaders from Stanford and Palo Alto spoke at the ceremony dedicating the 824,000-square-foot medical facility, which opens in November.
Health care remixed: ZDoggMD presents at Stanford
Zubin Damania, also known as ZDoggMD, presented at Stanford's 29th annual Jonathan J. King Lecture on the topic of connecting with patients.
Learning neuroscience — by rock climbing
Does rock climbing help students learn neuroscience? Writer Nathan Collins headed to the climbing gym to find out for himself.
“Two Minds” two years later: Still curious about sex differences in cognition? Here are some resources
A Stanford Medicine magazine article on sex differences in the brain remains popular; this article provides additional information.
How not to buy running shoes, according to science
Sidelined by injury, runner Ellen Bouchard turned to science and discovered that proper form, not the perfect shoes, are the key to avoiding pain.
Newborn antibiotic use varies widely, worrying experts
Rates of antibiotic use in newborns vary 27-fold between California hospitals without a medical reason for the large differences, a new study found.
Teen gender norms linked to lower socioeconomic status in highly masculine males
Attitudes about gender that male teens encounter during high school can shape their educational achievements and careers, a new study has found.
Thanks to my parents, I can venture on, alone
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged feature, second-year medical student Tasnim Ahmed reflects on how her education separates her from her parents.