Ebola volunteer emerges from isolation
Home after treating Ebola patients in Liberia, Colin Bucks, MD, continues to help in the fight against the disease.
DNA-repair good guys go bad
The discovery of a new mechanism of DNA damage could offer new insights into cancer and neurodegenerative disease, and also reveals a surprising role for messenger RNA, the molecule that forms the genetic transcript.
SCNT immune reaction
Stanford researchers find that genetic differences in mitochondria contained in egg cells used in a process known as nuclear transfer can prompt rejection by the immune system in mice.
Blistering skin disease may be treatable with ‘therapeutic reprogramming,’ researchers say
In laboratory experiments, researchers were able to correct a collagen defect — the source of a blistering skin disease — in stem cells made from patients.
Expert pilots process multiple visual cues more efficiently, Stanford and VA scientists find
A new study has found that expert pilots’ brains process visual data more efficiently, allowing them time to make better decisions when landing.
Bill Newsome on Stanford's "Big Ideas" and the state of neuroscience
Bill Newsome, PhD, is challenging faculty to think broadly about the intersections of neuroscience with society, engineering, medicine, and other fields, through the Stanford Neuroscience Institute's Big Ideas initiative.