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Transient bursts of high-frequency electrical activity in epileptic brain tissue can impair cognition even when no seizure is occurring, Stanford scientists have found.
Oct 15 2019 | Stanford News
To bring neuroscience down to earth, two Stanford graduate students decided to teach it through rock climbing.
Oct 10 2019 | Stanford Engineering
A new technique helps overcome one major barrier: heat.
In a study of 245 Stanford physicians, researchers found that a better diet is associated with reduced side effects of sleep deprivation.
Oct 7 2019 | Stanford News
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute has announced its third round of seed grants to six interdisciplinary teams of researchers who collectively span departments from neurosurgery to music.
A drug may help children with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, a deadly neurological disorder, according to a study by researchers at Stanford, UCSF and Cambridge.
Oct 3 2019 | Stanford News
A new technique employs a bright infrared light that can pass through millimeters of tissue to illuminate tumors deep inside the body.
Oct 3 2019 | Stanford News
Neuroscientists had thought parts of the brain associated with reading and face recognition shrunk as children grow. In fact, they may be growing electrical insulation that makes their brains more efficient.
Oct 3 2019 | Stanford News
Keith Humphreys founded the Stanford Network on Addiction Policy to help bring more science to debates over drug policy. He talked to Stanford News about why he started SNAP and how it works.
The researchers received National Institutes of Health grants to support innovative work in the life sciences.