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Researchers at Stanford are harnessing sound and acoustics to innovate technologies that boost medical and health applications; from a stethoscope that "hears" brain waves, to software that identifies the hums of mosquitoes.

Researchers at Stanford are harnessing sound and acoustics to innovate technologies that boost medical and health applications; from a stethoscope that "hears" brain waves, to software that identifies the hums of mosquitoes.

The Stanford Medical Student Research Symposium included 64 students, and their faculty mentors, and offered an opportunity to share their research projects, which spanned a variety of disciplines.

The Stanford Medical Student Research Symposium included 64 students, and their faculty mentors, and offered an opportunity to share their research projects, which spanned a variety of disciplines.

Future physicians may one day be practicing more as overseers rather than decision makers, argues Stanford medical student Steven Zhang.

Future physicians may one day be practicing more as overseers rather than decision makers, argues Stanford medical student Steven Zhang.

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Should research findings be moved to the clinic as soon as possible or should things move more slowly for patient safety? A med student explores the issues.

Should research findings be moved to the clinic as soon as possible or should things move more slowly for patient safety? A med student explores the issues.

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Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.

Stanford Medicine magazine's winter issue explores science that pushes boundaries and also considers ethical questions raised about research.

Improvements in water, sanitation and handwashing infrastructure improved health of malnourished children, but not growth after two years, study finds.

Improvements in water, sanitation and handwashing infrastructure improved health of malnourished children, but not growth after two years, study finds.

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Loss of taste sensation occurs in about 85 percent of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. A new Stanford study explored the problem.

Loss of taste sensation occurs in about 85 percent of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. A new Stanford study explored the problem.

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