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Stanford’s Jamie Zeitzer discusses sleep science and new slumber-related gadgets with Ira Flatow on a Science Friday podcast.

Stanford’s Jamie Zeitzer discusses sleep science and new slumber-related gadgets with Ira Flatow on a Science Friday podcast.

There are easy ways to test for HIV, and there are reliable ways, but easy and reliable? That's hard to come by — but perhaps not for long.

There are easy ways to test for HIV, and there are reliable ways, but easy and reliable? That's hard to come by — but perhaps not for long.

Study finds even a modest weight gain causes the body to fluctuate on the molecular level, but most changes revert back when weight is lost.

Study finds even a modest weight gain causes the body to fluctuate on the molecular level, but most changes revert back when weight is lost.

Stanford researchers have developed an improved method to detect some biomarkers, a technique they hope could more precisely detect diseases such as cancer.

Stanford researchers have developed an improved method to detect some biomarkers, a technique they hope could more precisely detect diseases such as cancer.

Stanford undergraduate students showcase devices they created, including a high-tech version of the game Operation and something called "Haptic Headband."

Stanford undergraduate students showcase devices they created, including a high-tech version of the game Operation and something called "Haptic Headband."

Jan. 6, 1968 marks the 50-year anniversary of the first human heart transplant in the United States, which happened here at Stanford.

Jan. 6, 1968 marks the 50-year anniversary of the first human heart transplant in the United States, which happened here at Stanford.

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Since becoming chair of dermatology in 2010, Stanford's Paul Khavari has built his department like a sports team owner looking for winning seasons.

Since becoming chair of dermatology in 2010, Stanford's Paul Khavari has built his department like a sports team owner looking for winning seasons.

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Loss of taste sensation occurs in about 85 percent of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. A new Stanford study explored the problem.

Loss of taste sensation occurs in about 85 percent of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. A new Stanford study explored the problem.

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Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres devoted his career to studying glial cells, which play a significant, but previously undervalued, role in the brain.

Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres devoted his career to studying glial cells, which play a significant, but previously undervalued, role in the brain.

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People with food allergies can be gradually desensitized to foods that trigger reactions, clinical trials at Stanford’s Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research have shown.

People with food allergies can be gradually desensitized to foods that trigger reactions, clinical trials at Stanford’s Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research have shown.

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