Researchers are studying the bobtail squid to learn more about the evolution of intelligence. Their focus is on "large genes."
We explore the most basic molecular elements of human biology in the lead story for the latests issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Researchers have found parallels between the degeneration of a neurons in a tiny sea invertebrate and the human brain.
Researchers have found that a phenomenon tied to animal size helps determine whether animals heal without scarring after burn injury.
Stanford Medicine researchers found an element -- a prion -- that can control whether yeast cells and their progeny grow to large, or not.
Young scientists contributed to research that revealed the structures of enzymes behind the common disorder G6PD deficiency.
Stanford postdoc Arnold Mathijssen wanted to know how bacteria swim upstream. Someday, his findings could shape how we design devices and deliver drugs.
Stanford researchers watch in real time bacteria building their protective outer shell. Their findings may help develop treatments for bacterial pathogens.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the power and joy of fundamental curiosity-driven scientific research and discovery.
A team of Stanford researchers has developed a new model to more accurately identify proteins from a mass spectometry sample.
Award-winning artist Joel Slayton led a workshop to spur Stanford biomedical researchers to tap into their playful side by building a nest for a toy drone.
A new class of PhD candidates in the Stanford Biosciences received their new lab coats as part of an official welcome ceremony this week on campus.
In this first-person piece, medical student Steve Zhang argues that medicine is intractable and unpredictable, and luck plays a larger role than one might think.