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Apr 8 2020 | Stanford News
The ability to make fine visual discriminations between two stimuli runs up against a natural barrier created by large groups of ‘noisy’ neurons behaving similarly.
Apr 8 2020 | Stanford Scope
One challenge of the COVID-19 outbreak has been helping socially-distanced families connect with gravely-ill loved ones, writes Stanford resident Adela Wu.
Apr 7 2020 | Stanford Scope
A new form of transcranial magnetic stimulation, devised by Stanford researchers, relieved 90% of study participants of their depression.
Apr 2 2020 | Stanford News
Pairing brain scans with virtual-navigation tasks, researchers found that people make less efficient and effective plans when stressed.
Apr 1 2020 | Stanford News
Stanford is looking to expand the only facility on campus where researchers can work with the virus that causes COVID-19. Once underway, the expansion could be completed in six months and would greatly speed research toward treatment and prevention.
Mar 30 2020 | Stanford Scope
A study from Stanford Medicine researchers and their collaborators that provides evidence that the drug azlocillin eliminates the bacteria that cause Lyme disease at the onset of infection in lab mice and cultures.
Mar 20 2020 | Stanford News
A new device enables researchers to observe hundreds of neurons in the brain in real-time. The system is based on modified silicon chips from cameras, but rather than taking a picture, it takes a movie of the neural electrical activity.
Mar 19 2020 | Stanford News
Stanford researchers have developed a method to genetically reprogram cells to build artificial structures.
Mar 16 2020 | Stanford News
Using microscopy and mathematics, researchers have discovered the invisible pattern that growing neurons follow to form a brain. The technique could one day allow bioengineers to coax stem cells to grow into replacement body parts.
A Stanford researcher and two collaborators conducted an extensive review of Alcoholics Anonymous studies and found that the fellowship helps more people achieve sobriety than therapy does.

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