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1701 Gérard DuBois
1702 Gerd Altmann

This research clarifies a new way that culture can influence giving and potentially provide organizations insights into their philanthropic efforts. 

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1704 Data Reproducibility

Bigger datasets and increasingly complex workflows are making it harder for researchers to reproduce experimental results – a key part of the scientific process. 

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Researchers are studying why some healthy, older adults remember better than others. This work establishes a foundation for better understanding age-related memory decline.

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Stanford researchers interrupted a neural pathway responsible for opiate-associated memories in mice. Their success in preventing relapse in rodents may one day translate to an enduring treatment...

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The new Transforming Learning accelerator will address chronic challenges in education by targeting solutions to specific groups of learners, such as those needing to learn remotely.

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1709 Brain with bokeh

Stanford researchers have developed and tested a new molecular probe, called Fast Light and Calcium-Regulated Expression or FLiCRE (pronounced “flicker”), which could help scientists map and...

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1710 Woman with fatigue in front of a computer

In the first large-scale study examining the full extent of Zoom fatigue, Stanford researchers find that women report feeling more exhausted than men following video calls.

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Stanford researchers have developed and tested a new molecular probe, called Fast Light and Calcium-Regulated Expression or FLiCRE (pronounced “flicker”), which could help scientists map and...

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An algorithm created by Stanford researchers can identify similar cell types across species separated by hundreds of millions of years of evolution. 

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1714 Eye

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Stanford University School of Medicine have found that normal exposure to light can drive the formation and growth of optic...

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1715 How are we training our health care AI? Too many algorithms rely on datasets from the same states. |

How are we training our health care AI? Too many algorithms rely on datasets from the same states. |

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1716 Simone Biles twisting

Simone Biles mid-twist during a vault at the Tokyo Olympics.


Stanford neuroscientists and engineers used neural implants to track decision making in the brain, in real time. 

Gil Costa
1718 Gracia Lam
1719 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Jennifer Aaker

Self-deprecating jokes humanize leaders and create connections with employees.

Graham Roumieu

Researchers at Stanford have mapped the genome of the tiny, short-lived African turquoise killifish.

Gregg Segal

Paul Kalanithi said his daughter, Cady, filled him with "a joy unknown to me in all my prior years." He passed away on March 9.

Gregg Segal

Paul Kalanithi

Time at home. Time well spent

Gregg Segal

Anne Brunet and her colleagues have found that the short-lived African killifish is a useful model for studying the aging process.

Gregg Segal

Anne Brunet and her team were surprised to find that pudgy roundworms that accumulated more monounsaturated fat in their bodies had longer life spans than thinner worms.

Gregg Segal
1725 Sleep Gregory Pappas
1726 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Guo Mong
1727 Harry Campbell

A Stanford Medicine study finds that changes in molecular patterns in Californians correspond with two nontraditional “seasons.”

1729 Hollow Mask Illusion
1730 Hongjie Dai, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Hongjie Dai
1731 Ian Terpin

The 2013 Roundtable at Stanford, 'Are You Happy Now? The New Science of Happiness and Wellbeing,' took place at Maples Pavilion on Friday. Journalist Katie Couric moderated the event.

Ian Terpin
1733 Illustration by Brian Cronin
1734 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Illustration by Bryan Christie
1735 An illustration of the brain made up of little golden locks. Illustration by Craig Cutler
1736 Illustration by David Plunkert
1737 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Illustration by David Plunkert
1738 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Illustration by David Plunkert
1739 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Manu Prakash Illustration by David Plunkert
1740 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Marion Buckwalter, Maarten Lansberg Illustration by Francesco Bongioni
1741 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Illustration by Francesco Bongioni
1742 Illustration by Francesco Bongiorni
1743 Illustration by Francesco Bongiorni
1744 Illustration by Francesco Bongiorni
1745 Illustration by Gerard DuBois
1746 Illustration by Gérard DuBois
1747 Illustration by Greg Clarke
1748 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Illustration by Greg Clarke
1749 Illustration by Harry Campbell
1750 Illustration by Harry Campbell

Get some rest. 

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1752 Illustration by Jeffrey Decoster Photography by Timothy Archibald
1753 Stroke, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Illustration by Jeffrey Decoster
1754 Illustration by Jeffrey Fisher Photograph by Timothy Archibald
1755 Illustration by Jeffrey Fisher
1756 Illustration by Joe Ciardiello
1757 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Jefferey Goldberg Illustration by John Hersey Photography by Brian Smale
1758 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Stanford Medicine Illustration by John Hersey
1759 Illustration by Jon Han
1760 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Daniel Yamins

We can now ask questions about why the brain is laid out this way and what advantages it might give an organism.

Illustration by Kevin Craft
1761 Stanford Neurosciences Institute

Transformational leaders slow down and harness their emotions in order to lead others to success. 

Illustration by Kevin Craft
1762 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, H. Tom Soh

Researchers created a shape-sorter to help identify and isolate microparticles. 

Illustration by Kevin Craft
1763 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Margaret Brandeau

Models combine health and economic information to try to understand the costs of disease. | Stocksy/Jeff Wasserman


Illustration by Kevin Craft
1764 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Nicholas Melosh

A new gene editing technique may explain how each piece of a flatworm's body can grow back into a new worm.


Illustration by Kevin Craft
1765 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Krishna Shenoy

The power of thought, literally. 

Illustration by Kevin Craft
1766 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Tony Wyss-Coray Illustration by Kotryna Zukauskaite
1767 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Mark Krasnow Illustration by Kotryna Zukauskaite
1768 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Carolyn Rodriguez Illustration by Kotryna Zukauskaite
1769 Illustration by Martin Wimmer
1770 Illustration by Patrick George
1771 Illustration by Riki Blanco
1772 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Kwabena Boahen Illustration by Stefani Billings
1773 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Stanford Engineering Illustration by Stefani Billings
1774 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Scott Delp Illustration by Stefani Billings
1775 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Amin Arbabian,  Butrus Khuri-Yakub

Researchers are developing wireless implants that can monitor organs such as the heart, kidney and ear drum.

Illustration by Stefani Billings

Computer vision research suggests that the bumper, not just the bumper sticker, reveals a car owner's politics. 

Illustration by Stefani Billings
1777 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Sarah Heilshorn

Could engineering new tissues improve human recovery?

Illustration by Stefani Billings
1778 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Francis Collins Illustration by Tina Berning
1779 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Andrew Huberman Illustration by Tomer Hanuka Photography by Brian Smale
1780 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Raag Airan

Ultrasound heats up the liquid core (white), disrupting a copolymer matrix (blue) on the particle’s surface and releasing drug molecules (red) from the matrix.

Illustration of a nanoparticle courtesy of Qian Zhong and Raag Airan.
1781 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Illustration: James Yang
1782 Illustration: Mark Matcho
1783 Illustration: Melinda Beck
1784 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Illustration: Michele McCammon
1785 Kindness Hero by Michele McCammon Illustration: Michele McCammon
1786 Illustration of Michael Snyder as world's most quantified human Illustration: Viktor Koen; Michael Snyder headshot: Courtesy Stanford Medicine
1787 Illustrations by Gérard DuBois
1788 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Illustrations by DaVidRo
1789 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Keith Humphreys, Robert Malenka Illustrations by Viktor Koen
1790 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Zhenan Bao Image and video courtesy of the Bao Lab
1791 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, Alia Crum, Beth Darnall Image by Benjavisa / Getty Images
1792 Image by CDC / Public Health Image Library
1793 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images
1794 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Gill Gejerano Image by Darryl Leja, NHGRI
1795 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Image by DuckaHouse
1796 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Nirao Shah Image by Elizabeth Kunker, courtesy of the Shah lab
1797 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Image by Free-Photos
1798 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, David Spiegel Image by GDJ
1799 Stanford Neurosciences Institute, David Kingsley Image by Genome Research Limited
1800 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Jacob Ballon Image by geralt