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Study deciphers the noise in the human brain

By directly recording electrical activity from the human brain, neuroscientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that distinct, distant groups of brain areas that support memory retrieval […]

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Engineer helps crack mystery of bird flight

It has taken more than a million fine samples of aerodynamic force and airflow combined to determine what makes a hummingbird’s wings so adept at hovering. The team led by […]

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Genetic basis of rosacea identified by researchers

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the genetics company 23andMe, have identified a genetic basis for rosacea, an incurable and poorly understood skin disease. Treatment […]