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November 22, 2017
What we can learn about our health from the gap between active and sedentary people. Scientists are using large data sets to better understand how activity levels differ from country to country, and within countries.
November 22, 2017
The Drosophila brain with various olfactory neurons labeled by different-colored fluorescent markers | Courtesy of Quake Lab.
November 20, 2017
Stanford’s Russ Altman and Megan Palmer explore the complex challenge of ensuring that our ever-growing ability to engineer biology is used only for positive purposes.
October 31, 2017
​A simple recording of a mosquito’s buzz on a cellphone could contribute to a global-scale mosquito tracking map of unprecedented detail. Result: Healthier and safer communities.
October 30, 2017
Stanford’s Russ Altman and Jenny Suckale explore how society can better prepare for a future with more frequent and more dangerous storms.