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Stanford researcher Eleni Linos turned to social media to see if it was a more effective way to spread information about skin cancer and tanning to youth.

Stanford researcher Eleni Linos turned to social media to see if it was a more effective way to spread information about skin cancer and tanning to youth.

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A Stanford neurobiologist continues with his challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram — for an entire year.

A Stanford neurobiologist continues with his challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram — for an entire year.

Could social media — where misinformation is too often spread — be a place to help build trust in science and the research enterprise?

Could social media — where misinformation is too often spread — be a place to help build trust in science and the research enterprise?

Social media, unlike memoirs, can problematically create an image of a sanitized, perfect existence that is removed from real lives, Jacqueline Genovese writes.

Social media, unlike memoirs, can problematically create an image of a sanitized, perfect existence that is removed from real lives, Jacqueline Genovese writes.

Facebook prohibits paid tobacco advertising, but Stanford researchers found brands and vendors marketing their products through unpaid content, in apparent conflict with the rules or their spirit.

Facebook prohibits paid tobacco advertising, but Stanford researchers found brands and vendors marketing their products through unpaid content, in apparent conflict with the rules or their spirit.

Stanford physician Sidhartha Sinha analyzes social media posts using machine learning to better understand patient and societal perceptions on medical interventions and illnesses.

Stanford physician Sidhartha Sinha analyzes social media posts using machine learning to better understand patient and societal perceptions on medical interventions and illnesses.

The new e-newsletter BrainPost helps neuroscientists and others stay up-to-date by providing summaries of the latest neuroscience publications.

The new e-newsletter BrainPost helps neuroscientists and others stay up-to-date by providing summaries of the latest neuroscience publications.