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A Stanford research team is exploring what makes aboriginal hunting grounds molded by fire more biologically diverse than lands untouched by humans.
Now scientists seeking to understand the machinations of the proteins behind the genomic wizard's screen have a powerful new tool at their disposal, courtesy of researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have identified several small molecules that mimic a key but cumbersome protein in the brain, a discovery that could open the door to new therapies for a variety of brain disorders.
A tumor-causing maize fungus with the unsavory-sounding name "corn smut" wields different weapons from its genetic arsenal depending on which part of the plant it infects.
Diagnostic cutoffs for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa may be too strict, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has found.
The key to human individuality may lie not in our genes, but in the sequences that surround and control them.
Stanford chemists have for the first time confined a protein (one involved in photosynthesis), observed its behavior for more than a second and learned things about it that could influence solar energy technology and biofuels.
STANFORD, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kim Rhoads, MD, MPH, has been appointed director of cancer education and community partnership for the Stanford Cancer Center and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California. Rhoads, who will continue to serve as an assistant professor of surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine, brings to the newly created position a combination of specialized clinical and research training, along with unique experience as a community...
Now researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that this tuning process is accomplished in part by restricting the number of messages, called transcripts, produced from each gene.
By dipping ordinary paper or fabric in a special ink infused with nanoparticles, Stanford engineer Yi Cui has found a way to cheaply and efficiently manufacture lightweight paper batteries and supercapacitors (which, like batteries, store energy, but by electrostatic rather than chemical means), as well as stretchable, conductive textiles known as "eTextiles" â€“ capable of storing energy while retaining the mechanical properties of ordinary paper or fabric.
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...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.