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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Stanford researchers are studying the way collagen moves between stiff and elastic states in the human body. | Image by Sebastian Kaulitzki/Shutterstock
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Is methadone a cost-effective strategy for treating heroin addiction? | REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson          Applying the mathematical tools of management science to health care policy, Margaret Brandeau and her colleagues are challenging conventional wisdom about the best strategies for reducing the...
Friday, April 22, 2016
Ferrari, a lovebird, with Stanford's David Lentink, who is using a wind tunnel to probe the mysteries of birds in flight. | Photo by L.A. Cicero
Friday, April 22, 2016
Can we build better prostheses? | REUTERS/Mary Schwalm
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
A JavaScript web graphics library called Three.js powers a sophisticated MRI image of a brain in 3D | Image courtesy of Gallant Neuroscience Lab at UC Berkeley.
Monday, April 18, 2016
In this sample of “artificial muscle,” a circle marks the spot where, after the material was deliberately punctured in an experiment, its chemical nature allowed it to heal itself. | Photo courtesy of Bao Research Group        If there's such a thing as an experiment that goes too well, a recent...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Stanford University President John Hennessy discusses some of the most powerful lessons he’s learned as leader of one of the world’s most complex and dynamic institutions of higher education. In conversation with Tina Seelig, director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, at the DFJ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Ada Poon is developing tiny electronic devices to dispense treatments or monitor functions deep inside the body. | Photo courtesy of Poon Lab       Twice in her career, Ada Poon has experienced the vulnerability of the human body in ways that led her to become an associate professor of electrical...
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
A time-lapse image shows the trajectories of tumor cells (green) after being stained with fluorescent dyes and labeled with magnetic nanoparticles. | Image courtesy of R. J. Wilson, C.M. Earhart and S. X. Wang       Shan Wang’s lab has what sounds like a quirky motto: “Make magnetics work for...
Monday, April 11, 2016
Too small to see with the naked eye, diamondoids are visible only when they clump together in fine, sugar-like crystals like these. | Photo by Christopher Smith, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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