Solving mystery of the dancing droplets
Puzzled by the odd behavior of food-coloring droplets, a trio of bioengineers dove into a previously unexplored current in fluid dynamics to discover the forces that choreographed a molecular minuet.
Cells’ unexpected transition to pluripotency
A new study shows that mature cells enter a unique transition state when being reprogrammed to iPS cells. Deconstructing the reprogramming process will help researchers better understand pluripotency.
Packard Children's Hospital leads nation in pediatric organ transplantation
The hospital’s success in 2014 builds on Stanford’s history of innovative surgical techniques as well as methods of increasing the pool of organ donors.
Girl's massive airway tumor treated through new therapy
The lifesaving treatment Isabella Manley received as a baby has allowed her to become a health first-grader. The treatment protocol has since been used worldwide to help thousands of others with similar tumors.
Thinking outside of the box: A conversation about mental health with Stanford psychiatrist Amit Etkin
When it comes to treating mental illness, Amit Etkin, MD, PhD, is thinking outside of the box and collaborating with other Stanford scientists to map the origins of mental illnesses in the brain and develop improved treatments for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.