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March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine Launch Research Center to Understand and Prevent Prematurity STANFORD, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine today launched the nation's first transdisciplinary research center dedicated to identifying the causes of premature birth.
If a big bunch of your brain cells suddenly went rogue and decided to become fat cells, it could cloud your decision-making capacity a bit.
When vital proteins in our bodies are misfolded, debilitating diseases can result.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.stanfords.com) Stanford's is excited to announce the 'Ultimate Burger Showdown' co-sponsored by Widmer Brothers Brewery. The contest will earn top contestants much more than simply bragging rights.
Stimulation of a distinct brain circuit that lies within a brain structure typically associated with fearfulness produces the opposite effect: Its activity, instead of triggering or increasing anxiety, counters it.
A pediatric brain tumor that causes gruesome suffering is finally yielding its secrets.
Tagging and tracking leatherback sea turtles has produced new insights into the turtles' behavior in a part of the South Pacific Ocean long considered an oceanic desert.
Prestigious universities such as American University, Harvard and Vassar College join Stanford, MIT and others in hosting iD Teen Academies. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 iD Tech Camps has expanded the locations of its three Teen Academies: iD Gaming Academy, iD Programming Academy and iD Visual Arts Academy.
A new online game developed by Carnegie Mellon and Stanford Universities is the first to connect virtual reality with the real world.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have used sophisticated brain imaging to predict with 90 percent accuracy which teenagers with dyslexia would improve their reading skills over time.
Symbol: VEST4 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA N Classification: Kingdom Fungi – Fungi Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class Ascomycetes Order Verrucariales Family Verrucariaceae Genus Verrucaria Schrad. – wart lichen Species Verrucaria stanfordii Herre – Stanford's wart lichen
Symbol: TOST2 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA N Synonyms: HYST6 Hyophila stanfordensis (Steere) A.J.E. Sm. & H. Whitehouse Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Division Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision Musci Class Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass Bryidae Order Pottiales Family Pottiaceae Genus ...
Symbol: POPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N AK N CAN N Synonyms: PEBI4 Persicaria bicornis (Raf.) Nieuwl. PELO7 Persicaria longistyla (Small) Small PEMI9 Persicaria mississippiensis (Stanford) Small PEPE19 Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small PEPED Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small var. dura (Stanford) C.F. Reed POBI11...
Symbol: POHY2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N AK I PR N CAN N Synonyms: PEHY7 Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small PEHYB Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. breviciliata (Fernald) C.F. Reed PEHYE Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. euronotora (Fernald) C.F. Reed PEHYO Persicaria hydropiperoides...
Symbol: PHHER2 Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N Distribution: PhysalisheterophyllaNees var.rowelliiStanford distribution:USA(TX) Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.