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Standard scores measuring "adaptive behavior" in boys with fragile X syndrome tend to decline during childhood and adolescence, the largest longitudinal study of the inherited disorder to date has found.
Langone Medical Center invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow with strong training in task-based fMRI and structural brain imaging to join our research team.
Sgt. Scott Weaver poses in Waddington, England, with the tiny unmanned Black Hornet, used by the British Army in Afghanistan.
Robert Young is a rising freshman at Stanford University. He contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .
Stanford students march back to White Plaza after assembling outside of Vice Provost Greg Boardman's office to demand better protections for victims of sexual assault, during a rally at the plaza on June 5, 2014.
A task force of students, faculty and staff has been named to recommend ways of strengthening Stanford's efforts to prevent and respond to cases of sexual assault, part of a series of steps the university is taking to foster a safe and respectful campus community.
Companies in the near future will be able to test public reaction to advertisements, music and films before they are released by monitoring the brain signals of a select group as they watch a trial.
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie won the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction for her book "Half of a Yellow Sun."
The odds of a 10 percent negative effect on wheat yields in the next 20 years could jump to 1 in 20 as a result of human-induced global warming, researchers report.
In the summer, some affluent kids shoot hoops at a $69 two-hour basketball session with the Harlem Globetrotters, ride Arabian horses for $525 a week or visit Costa Rica for a $3,500 two-week study of sea turtles.
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Google X, the secretive research arm of Google Inc. , is making a major foray into clinical research with the goal of pinning down what it means to be healthy.
The following first appeared as a guest post by Nicholas Taylor , Web Archiving Service Manager for Stanford University Libraries , on the US Library of Congress Web site on July 28, 2014.
The rapid depletion of Earth's biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.
SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND a long sought-after method for improving the capacity of batteries that could result in portable devices lasting more than twice as long.
The firm also officially named Dr. Bickel an SDG Fellow, which distinguishes him as a professional whose extraordinary contributions to analytic disciplines allow the firm to maintain its competitive advantage.
She won't be leaving the White House until the fall of 2016 but recent Obama comments suggest that day is on his mind now.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 03:39 am
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