Stanford develops CRISPR-based therapy for sickle cell disease
They successfully tested the technique on mice.
Stanford simulator predicts brain swelling to guide surgeons
The simulation shows what parts of the brain are in the most danger, and where to cut.
Fluctuating brain networks help you handle complex tasks
Your brain's regions integrate closely when things get complicated.
Six technologies that produce clean, safe drinking water
Computer chips and offshore plants help desalinate some water supplies.
23andMe helps identify genetic links to common skin cancer
More evidence that massive amounts of volunteered DNA can help medical science.
Weed spit test can detect if you're driving high in 3 minutes
Cops can get results beamed to their phones on the spot.
Scientists partially restore blind mice's eyesight
It could lead to vision restoration in humans, as well.
Big data shows racial bias in police behavior
Stanford's data shows that Oakland police officers haven't treated everyone fairly.
Researchers develop passive-aggressive robotic roommate
Using unsupervised learning, Watch-Bot's AI develops its own pet peeves.