The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry recognized the scientists who developed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology. Here's how it's changing medicine.
A device to prevent falls and another to better diagnose people with developmental disorders are among the AI projects funded under a new grant program.
Standard diagnosis of sepsis relies on a blood test that typically takes days. A Stanford physician is working on an innovation that could change this.
Stanford researchers have shown how to create wireless brain-computer interfaces that could enable amputees to operate thought-controlled prostheses.
After treating a patient with an unusual ammonia metabolism problem, a Stanford researcher assembled a team to reimagine ammonia blood testing.
Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash and his team have transformed full-face snorkel masks into reusable personal protective equipment for health care workers.
Stanford bioengineering researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.
In a clinical trial, a tiny prosthetic retinal device invented by a Stanford researcher has proved its potential ability to restore eyesight to the blind.
This "In the Spotlight" features Ross Venook, a bioengineer who discusses his career path and his life as a busy father and husband outside of work.
A new wireless system developed by Stanford engineers detects health indicators like pulse and respiration from the skin via wearable stickers.
Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.
Stanford researchers, seeking ways to regenerate muscle after injury, find a promising method using collagen and vascular cells.
Stanford researchers are collaborating to develop a vibrating glove that could improve hand function following a stroke if worn for several hours a day.
Itching to help combat the scourge of mosquito-borne diseases? I've got just the thing: Abuzz. The crowd-sourced project birthed in the lab of Stanford's Manu …
Current imaging technologies like MRI, CT scans and ultrasound provide valuable views inside the body, but each has drawbacks. MRIs require patients to remain still …
One of the most important things I’ve learned as a writer is that every good story has an even better backstory. So when I heard …