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.
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.
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.