Researchers have discovered a mechanism for how corals are damaged by a component of sunscreen: oxybenzone.
Category: Biomedical research
Stanford residents aim to make clinics more sustainable
Stanford Medicine resident and collaborators spearhead an effort to decrease waste from dermatology clinics.
How does CRISPR help researchers study the heart?
Cardiology researchers at Stanford Medicine are increasingly turning to CRISPR to understand -- and maybe one day -- treat heart disease.
Engineering a new heart, layer by layer
Stanford researchers are building a heart through tissue engineering techniques in the hopes of better treating congenital heart defects.
Cone snail venom and … insulin?
People with diabetes must plan meals and insulin doses, a hassle that may one day be eliminated thanks to cone snail venom.
From loss comes hope: Pediatric brain tumor treatment shows promise
Research from early clinical trials of pediatric glioma patients shows that altered immune cells can fight the deadly brainstem tumor.
What’s the role of protein machines in diseases of aging?
Researchers find that the ribosome, a protein-making machine, may contribute to diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Can Prozac fight brain cancer?
The common antidepressant Prozac melts away glioblastoma tumors in laboratory mice, suggesting possible treatment for the deadly cancer.
Top 5 Scope stories of 2021
From the genetics of COVID-19, to cancer, to tonsils, this story is a wrap up of Scope's most read stories of 2021.
Who’s on first? Duking out scientific paper authorship order
Determining the order of authors on a scientific paper can be tricky. Unless you're a pair of video gaming graduate students.
New genetics tool helps guide dosages of tuberculosis drug
Researchers design a test that predicts how quickly patients metabolize a standardized tuberculosis drug, aiming to increase efficacy.
COVID-19 can infect the inner ear
Researchers say anyone with new on-set hearing loss, tinnitus or vertigo, with exposure to COVID-19, should be tested and monitored.
Putting the move back in movement
Researchers at Stanford Medicine explore ways to help patients restore function after neurological illness or injury.
Tracking the progression of liver disease in a dish
Stanford Medicine researchers are creating models of livers in a dish -- organoids -- to better understand liver disease.
Breakthroughs in battling and healing cognitive loss
Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating new tactics to overcome cognitive loss, including that which occurs in Alzheimer's disease.
When it comes to healing without scarring, it pays to be small
Researchers have found that a phenomenon tied to animal size helps determine whether animals heal without scarring after burn injury.