Mice vs. humans
Comparing the human genome with the mouse genome reveals both shared general principles and important differences in how each species’ genes are regulated.
Preventing stent-related heart attacks
Replacing the current drug used to coat artery-opening stents with a drug more targeted to the actual cause of stent disease could reduce blood clots and heart attacks, researchers say.
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.
Shapiro receives Pearl Meister Greengard Prize
The annual award celebrates the achievements of women in science.
Peer Support Program helps veterans combat PTSD
The School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System have designed a pilot program in which military veterans are trained to help peers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
5 Questions: Temple Grandin discusses autism, animal communication
Temple Grandin, an autism-rights activist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University, will discuss autism and animal behavior in a Nov. 19 talk at Stanford.