A team of Stanford scientists, led by neurobiologist Jamie Zeitzer, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, are working to develop a method to prevent jet lag. Their technique would not require any medication or adjustment of sleep schedules, simply transferring light to the brain through the eyes to alter a person’s biological clock.
Stanford researchers have found a method to reduce withdrawal symptoms in morphine-addicted mice that could potentially lead to more effective treatments for drug addicts. Most previous research on drug addiction focused on drug reward factors, the reason many addicts start using drugs. However, harsh physical and emotional withdrawal effects that result after the drug is…
A bone marrow donation campaign has emerged on social media within the Stanford community after the cousin of several Stanford students was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
The Stanford Solar Car team recently came back from Adelaide, Australia, where they took part in the World Solar Challenge (WSC). The challenge consists of designing and building a car that uses only sunlight as fuel to race across the Australian Outback in the fastest time possible. Arctan, the name for the solar-powered car designed and built by members of Stanford’s Solar Car team, finished in sixth place.