Female scientists could be losing ground as a result of research funding review methods that favor men, two Stanford researchers say.
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.
During a recent Facebook Live event, Francis Collins answers middle school students' questions about science and STEM careers.
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.
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.
In this piece, Dean Lloyd Minor argues that doctors and researchers have a responsibility to educate people about the role and value of science.
What will the future of FAST, the science education program led by Stanford graduate students, look like? Will its benefits extend beyond San Jose?
FAST, the science education and community outreach project started by Stanford graduate students, has changed the lives of both high schoolers and mentors.
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.
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.
A late-night phone call informed a Stanford doctor that his father was named a chemistry laureate for work that helped others create drugs from antibodies.
To welcome new Stanford PhD biosciences students, alum David Bilder offered inspiring remarks at the recent lab coat ceremony.
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.
"We must accept that we will fail before we succeed." So said Opher Kornfeld, PhD, during his speech at Stanford Medicine's diploma ceremony.
When they arrived at Stanford in 1978, Professors Carla Shatz and Helen Blau were two of the first women to be hired on the tenure tract for basic science faculty. In a video, they discuss the paths they've taken and reflect on the rewards and challenges of their lives as women scientists.
Stanford anesthesiologist and writer Audrey Shafer reflects on the importance of considering the scientific and ethical issues raised by Frankenstein.