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A Stanford neurobiologist continues with his challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram — for an entire year.

A Stanford neurobiologist continues with his challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram — for an entire year.

Alakananda Das, a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford lab of Miriam Goodman, finds pleasure in the successes that follow from sometimes repetitive lab work.

Alakananda Das, a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford lab of Miriam Goodman, finds pleasure in the successes that follow from sometimes repetitive lab work.

Pioneering immunotherapy drug Provenge is enjoying a revival, thanks to a large new clinical trial that will test it in men with early prostate cancer.

Pioneering immunotherapy drug Provenge is enjoying a revival, thanks to a large new clinical trial that will test it in men with early prostate cancer.

Researchers find that neural sleep patterns in fish are analogous to those in mammals, paving ways to develop sleep medication.

Researchers find that neural sleep patterns in fish are analogous to those in mammals, paving ways to develop sleep medication.

Dail Chapman, a postdoctoral scholar, talks about her work in the lab and her ultimate plans to teach science at a liberal arts college.

Dail Chapman, a postdoctoral scholar, talks about her work in the lab and her ultimate plans to teach science at a liberal arts college.

Stanford researchers regenerate ear hair cells in mice -- the first time it's been achieved in mature mammals -- with implications for treating vertigo.

Stanford researchers regenerate ear hair cells in mice -- the first time it's been achieved in mature mammals -- with implications for treating vertigo.

Stuttering is a common problem in preschoolers whose brains are going through the "language explosion." If it persists, evidence-based treatment can help.

Stuttering is a common problem in preschoolers whose brains are going through the "language explosion." If it persists, evidence-based treatment can help.

On Stanford Radio's The Future of Everything, neurooncologist Michelle Monje discussed developments in the treatment of brain cancer in children.

On Stanford Radio's The Future of Everything, neurooncologist Michelle Monje discussed developments in the treatment of brain cancer in children.

Stanford clinicians take their cue from sports and election predictions to calculate an "in-game probability" of success when treating cancer patients.

Stanford clinicians take their cue from sports and election predictions to calculate an "in-game probability" of success when treating cancer patients.

Grad student Adam Nekimken develops tiny mechanical devices to help researchers touch their worms in more controlled ways. Here, he talks about his path to this work.

Grad student Adam Nekimken develops tiny mechanical devices to help researchers touch their worms in more controlled ways. Here, he talks about his path to this work.

In a new interview, NIH director Francis Collins talks about his love of science, congressional expectations for his agency, and the importance of basic biological research.

In a new interview, NIH director Francis Collins talks about his love of science, congressional expectations for his agency, and the importance of basic biological research.