Determining the order of authors on a scientific paper can be tricky. Unless you're a pair of video gaming graduate students.
Stanford students help hospitalized kids learn science
Stanford undergrads and graduate students are designing simple, fun lab activities that get hospitalized kids and teens excited about science.
Publish or perish: The cost of reformatting academic papers
A Stanford-led study surveys the time biomedical researchers spend on reformatting manuscripts — estimating a $1 billion annual global labor cost.
How playing games can help science
Stanford researchers are developing scientific discovery games that allow players to contribute to experimental laboratory science.
How to have a meaningful career in science
At the 4th annual "Let's Have an Awesome Time Doing Science" symposium, Stanford scientists shared their lessons for a fulfilling career in science.
Roommates’ exchange fuels research collaboration
Recent Stanford research on the importance of a particular gene in aging can be traced to a casual conversation between roommates.
Women scientists inhibited by funding methods that favor men, researchers say
Female scientists could be losing ground as a result of research funding review methods that favor men, two Stanford researchers say.
In the Spotlight: From Peru, to language, privilege and neuroscience
This In the Spotlight Q&A features Eddy Albarran, a graduate student in neurosciences, who is from Peru, loves languages, and is passionate about advocacy.
NIH Director talks science, STEM careers with preteens
During a recent Facebook Live event, Francis Collins answers middle school students' questions about science and STEM careers.
NIH should fund the edgy science that may fail — or lead to the next great discovery, researchers say
A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.
Science video phenom concludes graduate career, videos at Stanford
Alex Dainis, who produces popular science videos, has wrapped up her graduate work at Stanford and is moving on to a career in science communication.
Science is on trial – and we need doctors to provide the defense
In this piece, Dean Lloyd Minor argues that doctors and researchers have a responsibility to educate people about the role and value of science.
The future of FAST: Bright and bigger
What will the future of FAST, the science education program led by Stanford graduate students, look like? Will its benefits extend beyond San Jose?
Amazing, awesome, meaningful and life-changing: FAST students, leaders and mentors reflect
FAST, the science education and community outreach project started by Stanford graduate students, has changed the lives of both high schoolers and mentors.
FAST in action: A visit to Andrew P. Hill High School
This piece, the second in a series, provides a glimpse inside FAST, a program led by Stanford graduate students to encourage teens to explore science.
Beginnings of FAST: Diversifying science by providing opportunities for high school students
FAST began in 2015 as a small science education effort led by several Stanford graduate students. Now, it is reaching about 100 high school students this year.