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By studying the independent evolution of the cephalopod nervous system, researchers like Matt McCoy seek to look past the differences to see common features that could teach us fundamental truths about the evolution of intelligence itself.
Clever design leads to a polymer that combines stretchiness with high electrical conductivity.
Aug 24 2022 | Scope Blog
From inspecting bacteria that dwell in deep-sea mussels to those that live in the stomach and cause ulcers, Geier is peeking into another world, rife with rarely seen interactions.
Aug 19 2022 | Stanford Engineering
Abnormal levels of neuronal synchronicity is a hallmark of many neurological conditions. A Stanford professor discusses how to alleviate their symptoms.
Aug 17 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Stanford-led study gives new insight into how epilepsy, pregnancy and symptoms of mood disorders interact.
Aug 16 2022 | WIRED
Sophia Papp emerged from an accident with her personality transformed. She tried to continue on as before—until she realized she could reinvent herself.
Grace Gengoux, director of the Autism Intervention Clinic at Stanford, shares an effective approach to therapy for children with autism.
Featuring articles following the theme, "Understanding the world within us". This issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the molecules within us and how understanding them can lead to medical discoveries and innovations. See some of the articles below.
A collection of articles highlights current research from Stanford focusing on wearable electronics. This wide variety of wearable electronics can go from being in your body to being worn on your body permanently and temporarily.
Aug 1 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Research into the circadian clocks that regulate our 24-hour cycles led to a recent Nobel Prize, but very little is known about how animals maintain much longer-term seasonal rhythms. Wu Tsai Neuro interdisciplinary scholar Shixuan Liu aims to tackle this thorny question using her deep expertise...