Bloodstream pathogens often come from gut
A computational tool designed by Stanford scientists makes it easier to identify the source of bloodstream infections and, ideally, rid patients of reservoirs where potentially troublesome microbes reside.
Rearranging genome with CRISPR
Using a new variation of gene-editing technology CRISPR, Stanford scientists were able to change the spatial organization of DNA in cell nuclei and show how physical relocation altered cell function.
Undiagnosed patients get answers
A network of doctors that aims to diagnose mystery diseases has named 31 newly identified conditions and diagnosed more than 100 previously unsolved cases, according new study.
Institute hosts inaugural symposium Nov. 16
The scientific community and public are invited to attend a daylong research symposium highlighting the work of researchers affiliated with the institute. Registration is free.
Swimming in polygons to avoid stronger light
A bioengineering lab has found that Euglena, a microscopic organism that has been studied for hundreds of years, swims in precise polygons when exposed to increased light intensity.