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Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice.  But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and  lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.

Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice.  But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and  lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.

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A Stanford study finds that the kinder a health provider seemed to a patient, the more time the patient felt was spent on them.

A Stanford study finds that the kinder a health provider seemed to a patient, the more time the patient felt was spent on them.

Hiding mRNA messages in CARTs — positively charged degradable vehicles —smuggles them across the cell membrane and can 'vaccinate' against cancer in mice.

Hiding mRNA messages in CARTs — positively charged degradable vehicles —smuggles them across the cell membrane and can 'vaccinate' against cancer in mice.

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The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.

The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.

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Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.

Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.

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