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Sep 26 2018 | Stanford - News
Seventeen Stanford faculty are part of new Bay Area-wide collaborative research teams funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, co-directed by Stephen Quake.
Sep 26 2018 | NeuWrite West
Your memories give you a personal narrative, an ability to recall the past, and ultimately, lay the foundation for your thoughts, joys, fears, opinions, and skills. The ability to form, store, and recall memories is one of the most remarkable phenomena, and puzzling mysteries, of the brain. How...
Sep 26 2018
The Stanford Neurosciences Institute has chosen four new projects for its second round of Big Ideas grants, which funds major interdisciplinary research initiatives aimed at driving the next breakthroughs in brain science.
Reducing opioid use has become a national priority, but where does that leave the millions of Americans who suffer from underdiagnosed or undertreated chronic pain?
Despite strong medical evidence, a California bill to delay school start times is defeated. But Stanford sleep specialist Rafael Pelayo isn’t giving up.
Stanford Children’s Health and the Children’s Health Council have launched RISE, an intensive mental health outpatient program for adolescents ages 14-18.
Sep 20 2018
Navigation is an essential computational skill that is closely related to memory and learning, and getting lost is an early symptom of Alzheimer’s, so it’s important to understand how it works.
JUUL is the most popular "stealth" vaping device and is a huge fad, particularly among teenagers. Stealth e-cigarettes are clever vapor devices disguised as USB sticks, mobile phones, car fobs, remote controls, and even asthma inhalers to hide their use from parents and teachers, said Robert...
t’s not about playing God or acting nefarious. It’s about doctors being able to help patients die on their own terms, as comfortably as possible, having received the best, most appropriate care.
Sep 19 2018 | NeuWrite West
Philosophy, the love of knowledge, and science, the pursuit and application of knowledge, are kind of like siblings. Sometimes they fight, but most of the time they get along quite well. This is to show how the two relate to one another by developing two stories.