A new survey of an under-explored aspect of human biology uncovers the many roles of the body’s “greasy molecules.”
Stanford Medicine scientists devised a cancer imaging technology that opens doors to new research questions and precision medicine.
Stanford Medicine researchers discover an "on-off" switch that powers tissue regeneration in axolotls, a type of salamander.
Researchers have mapped the human intestine at the level of individual cells, showing how cellular neighborhoods work together in the gut.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have created a detailed map of how cells in the placenta change during pregnancy.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine discover an unknown quirk about the ribosome and make a sweet representation along the way.
Researchers at Stanford are devising new ways to deliver mRNA to the body to facilitate more potent and accurate treatments and vaccines.
This is Part I in a series that will explore the promise, challenges and future of mRNA. Let's count our blessings. The COVID-19 pandemic, from …
Benedikt Geier traverses academic fields in pursuit of a chemical analysis that images the intimate relationships between microbe and host.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores the molecules behind human biology and how understanding them fuels medical discoveries and innovations.
Researchers find that the ribosome, a protein-making machine, may contribute to diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Stanford Medicine researchers found an element -- a prion -- that can control whether yeast cells and their progeny grow to large, or not.
A protein on a cell structure called the primary cilia links diabetes and obesity. The discovery may lead to new diabetes treatments.
Famous virus hunter Peter Piot, MD, PhD, recounts his firsthand battle with COVID-19, and the second wave of chronic symptoms that left him ill for months.
Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating SARS-CoV-2 to address the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately help restore normalcy to society.
There's a voracious appetite for information on how SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, works. Here it is, in a single package.