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Sep 21 2022 | Scope Blog
A new study authored by Vinod Menon, PhD, the Rachael L. and Walter F. Nichols, MD, Professor, and collaborators in China took a look at whether marital success could lie in the synchronization of a couple's brain waves.
Sep 21 2022 | Stanford News
A new method allows scientists to determine all the molecules present in the lysosomes – the cell’s recycling centers – of mice. This could bring new understanding and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
Sep 8 2022 | Stanford Medicine
The Stanford psychiatrist, neuroscientist and engineer is honored for developing a technology that lets researchers pinpoint the functions — and malfunctions — of specific brain circuits.
Sep 7 2022 | Stanford Report
Collaborations between Stanford University and the region’s many community colleges offer exposure to academic paths, from the social sciences to nanotechnology and beyond.
Aug 30 2022 | The Scientist
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s investigation comes after a study showed prenatal exposure to topiramate roughly triples a child’s likelihood of having autism or intellectual disability.
Aug 30 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Diabetes treatment technology improved teenagers’ blood sugar levels and benefited their brain structure and function, according to a study led by Stanford Medicine researchers.
Aug 29 2022 | Stanford Report
Shen aims to advance institute philosophy focused on promoting interdisciplinary collaboration and cultivating the next generation of innovative leaders.
Aug 28 2022 | CBC News
Lawrence Fung, director of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, has a son with autism. Though he was initially told his son would struggle, Fung and his wife sought to give him every opportunity. Fung’s son has since gone on to attend college.
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.