Four years after his death, possibly the greatest mystery famed neuroscientist Ben Barres ever sought to solve has become a bit less opaque.
Researchers have found that a phenomenon tied to animal size helps determine whether animals heal without scarring after burn injury.
This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.
Stanford Medicine researchers found an element -- a prion -- that can control whether yeast cells and their progeny grow to large, or not.
A common ovarian cancer evades detection by convincing nearby immune cells to treat it as a developing fetus.
Three of Stanford Medicine's Nobel laureates offer advice to future winners about hearing the news and what to expect next in their careers.
A Stanford neuroscientist has led the development of a novel brain research tool for understanding diseases of brain development.
Nobels are quickly approaching. Test your knowledge on Stanford Medicine's past Nobel laureates with this quiz.
A protein on a cell structure called the primary cilia links diabetes and obesity. The discovery may lead to new diabetes treatments.
Stanford Medicine researchers conducted an experiment to find new genes that, when knocked out, boost immune cells' cancer-killing ability.
Researcher from Stanford Stanford have created an imaging technique to view the fine details of RNA molecules.
A Stanford pediatric infectious disease expert is highlighted in a new campaign to answer parents' questions about COVID-19 vaccines.
A clinical trial studying convalescent plasma in COVID patients was determined ineffective by the National Institutes of Health and others.
Stanford Medicine researchers discovered that short-term memories are stored in “distributed” neural patterns in the brain.
To help us understand muscle loss as we age, a Stanford Medicine research team’s engineered tissue is sent to the International Space Station.
Tiny fish evolve rapidly and predictably by diving into a 'genetic toolbox' shared with other organisms including Darwin's finches.