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.
Mutated gene increases insulin resistance
An international team led by Stanford researchers has discovered a gene associated with insulin resistance, a condition in which the body doesn’t use insulin properly.
New way to sort cells without limitations of traditional methods
The method is analogous to analyzing a smoothie to find what fruits went into making it, the researchers say.
Ceremony marks milestone for construction of new Stanford Hospital
The structural phase of the hospital’s construction is now complete. The new 824,000-square-foot- building is scheduled to open in early 2018.
Porteus receives $1M stem cell grant for ‘bubble boy disease’
The grant will allow the researcher to pursue a stem-cell-based gene therapy approach to correcting a form of severe combined immunodeficiency in humans.