In the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) women are underrepresented both in numbers of senior faculty and participation metrics. External factors, such as the content of recommendation letters are strikingly different between female and male postdoctoral trainees. However...
Age-related macular degeneration, a disease that slowly degrades light-sensitive cells in the retina, is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among people 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
With the dangers of Facebook use making headlines almost daily, I've been considering another dangerous, more personal problem with social media in general, that of the “curated” existence, with failures, weakness and illness filtered out.
Bereaved mother Mycah Clemons raised money for a summer scholarship at Stanford for research on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. The move sparked a series of experiments that have led to a possible treatment for the tumor.