A look at the lab and work of Brian Kobilka, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Stanford researchers led work on a possible cancer vaccine that involves injecting two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors.
Stanford's Mary Leonard has devoted her research career to understanding how chronic diseases weaken children's bones, and what we can do about it.
A conversation about a molecule called Ino80 led to findings that could help researchers develop therapies for a rare genetic disease of the heart muscle.
John Huguenard and his team are learning what role electrical excitability of brain cells plays in epilepsy — and how we might someday control it.
In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.
The team showed that a better attitude toward math was linked to better function of an important brain memory center while the kids did math problems.
The study's finding is likely to translate into an increase in the number of acute-stroke patients receiving thrombectomies -- and likely save lives.
Stanford chemist Lynette Cegelski and her team discovered a new form of bacterial cellulose, a finding that could shed light on new ways to fight bacterial infections.
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.
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 undergraduate students showcase devices they created, including a high-tech version of the game Operation and something called "Haptic Headband."
Six groups of researchers collaborated to study the effect of advances in breast cancer screening and treatment on mortality rates.
A Stanford and VA team investigated how health care systems affect care given at the end of life.