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Mar 21 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
How whole groups of neurons work together to form Pavlovian classical conditioning of two stimuli was recently investigated by Professor Mark Schnitzer's lab. The researchers worked with mice and focused on the amygdala, a part of the brain known to be involved in learning that is extremely similar...
Mar 20 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Researchers long believed that the cerebellum did little more than process our senses and control our muscles.
Mar 16 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Grasses are better able to withstand drought or high temperatures than many other plants in large part due to changes in their pores, called stomata.  In a study led by Biology Professor Dominique Bergmann, scientists have discovered how grasses produce these altered pores, which could someday lead...
Feb 10 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub has announced 19 Stanford faculty among its first cohort of 47 investigators from Bay Area university collaborators. The CZ Biohub Investigator Program funds world-renowned scientists, engineers and technologists from Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCSF. The investigators each...
Feb 2 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Chinese leaders are using the research of biology Professor Gretchen Daily to establish a series of protected areas—the first of their kind—as part of the country's 21st-century ecological initiative. Daily’s research, recently publishedin Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, used eco-...

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