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Researchers from Stanford and Seoul National University have constructed an artificial sensory nerve circuit that imitates human reflexes and ability to sense touch.

Researchers from Stanford and Seoul National University have constructed an artificial sensory nerve circuit that imitates human reflexes and ability to sense touch.

Mimicking a stem cells' natural environment in the laboratory is impossible without recent bioengineering advances. Stanford scientists reflect on the field and speculate about future possibilities, including growing whole organs.

Mimicking a stem cells' natural environment in the laboratory is impossible without recent bioengineering advances. Stanford scientists reflect on the field and speculate about future possibilities, including growing whole organs.

Stanford scientists have figured out a way to convert common brewer’s yeast into an efficient factory for making a non-narcotic cough medicine that occurs naturally only in opium poppies.

Stanford scientists have figured out a way to convert common brewer’s yeast into an efficient factory for making a non-narcotic cough medicine that occurs naturally only in opium poppies.

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.

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.

I remember when I was young and learning about Native people making use of plant products for drugs and other things. The one that really …

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I knew that many of the drugs we use today were first identified in plants. What I didn’t know was in how many cases those …

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