Researchers have made a molecular movie showing how retinal changes shape when hit by light. Retinal is critical to vision and many other light-driven processes.
Researchers engaged citizen scientists to take photos and collect other data to investigate how neighborhoods can affect health.
Researchers have used an ultrafast, intense X-ray laser to observe how Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria attack antibiotics, making the drugs ineffective.
Physician Shreya Shah discusses the controversies, problems and solutions to improve care for patients with high blood pressure in the United States.
Ron Dror and colleagues used computer simulations and lab experiments to better understand G-protein-coupled receptors, which are critical to drug development. In the future, they hope to use this knowledge to design drugs with fewer side effects.
Stanford psychiatry resident Nathaniel Morris describes what it’s like to treat patients in the hospital after an attempted suicide.
Stanford psychiatry professor for gives advice on how to cope with the new normal of school lockdown and active-shooter drills.
A Stanford study explores the factors that are important to help a community recover from a disaster such as an epidemic.
Dyani Gaudilliere discusses the role of Stanford’s hospital dentists and the need for a more integrated approach to dentistry.
Researchers have studied the complex chemical composition of e-cigarette vapors to predict their health impacts on users and those around them.
Stanford researchers develop a new way to track the growth of diverse tumor types, using gene editing and DNA barcoding.
A new study found that oncologists have divergent views on how to use “value” to guide cancer treatment recommendations.
How are kids using virtual reality? What's the effect of VR on their brains? A new report delves into these questions and provides parents and educators with a practical guide on VR use.
Stanford physician Sidhartha Sinha analyzes social media posts using machine learning to better understand patient and societal perceptions on medical interventions and illnesses.
Stanford researchers have discovered a genetic "tuning knob" that can enlarge or shrink bacteria across a wide range - and this can be used to fatten up the bacteria to increase their susceptibility to certain antibiotics.
On the Future of Everything radio show, Stanford bioengineer Jennifer Cochran discusses her development of "tumor-targeting missiles" that deliver chemotherapy as "cargo" to more effectively kill cancer.