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July 16, 2012
Alyson Yamada was a promising ballerina until injury changed her plans. Now she's turned her interest in dance -- and her injury -- into an individualized major in biomechanical design and engineering.
July 12, 2012
Stephen Quake, who recently received the Lemelson-MIT Prize, has made pioneering discoveries such as a technique for sequencing an entire genome from a single cell and developed the biological equivalent of the integrated circuit.
June 11, 2012
Holder of over 80 patents, Quake is the founder of at least four companies and inventor of technologies that have transformed science and medicine.
June 3, 2012
In a surprising new finding researchers at Stanford University have proposed a new model that says motor neurons send basic rhythmic patterns, not specific information, down the spine to drive movement.
June 3, 2012
Pelc, who is professor of bioengineering and of radiology, joined the Stanford faculty in the Department of Radiology over two decades ago. Before that, he was a senior physicist and manager in the Applied Science Laboratory at GE Medical Systems.