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Brain regions not directly involved in the receipt of pain signals play a key role in the perception of pain, and show the importance of non-drug therapies.

Brain regions not directly involved in the receipt of pain signals play a key role in the perception of pain, and show the importance of non-drug therapies.

Low levels of a substance, acetyl-L-carnitine, in the blood are associated with depression. Could this "mood mirror" be a cure for the blues?

Low levels of a substance, acetyl-L-carnitine, in the blood are associated with depression. Could this "mood mirror" be a cure for the blues?

When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.

When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.

Found in about half of all bacterial species, the cell membrane that surrounds the cell wall may be more critical for survival than previously thought.

Found in about half of all bacterial species, the cell membrane that surrounds the cell wall may be more critical for survival than previously thought.

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A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.

A former Stanford biodesign innovation fellow describes how he and colleagues came to develop an inexpensive and simple tool to diagnose arrhythmias.

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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.

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?

A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.

A diabetes program, developed with a Stanford scientist, helps cut costs of diabetes-related health care expenses by $815 per year per person.

Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.

Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.