Volume 23 Number 2
Scientists mobilize to fight the forces of intelligent design — the latest in the ongoing battle between science and creationism. >> Read Story
The human race is still evolving. Or is it? Here's a peek at the future of our gene pool. >> Read Story
Professor David Kingsley's discoveries about stickleback fish blow arguments against evolution out of the water. >> Read Story
You won't find evolution in any U.S. medical school's course catalog. That's a problem, some scientists say. That's why they're calling for a bigger dose of evolution in doctors' educations. >> Read Story
Former President Jimmy Carter details his concerns about the threat religious fundamentalism poses to America’s values. >> Read Story
Neuroscientist William Newsome (pictured right) describes how he balances science and faith. >> Read Story
Stanford minister Scotty McLennan objects to the latest creationist tactic. >> Read Story
Humorist Joel Stein marvels at the folks who spend their lives trying to convince disbelievers that evolution actually works. >> Read Story
A study of bones shows how evolution works its magic. >> Read Story
Upfront: A quick look at the latest developments at Stanford University Medical Center
In memory: King of hearts – Colleagues remember heart transplantation pioneer Norman Shumway.
Ask the bioethicist: Watching the chimeras – Is it ethical to put human cells into other animals?
Short take: Man's best friend – New take on infection-causing bugs.
The backstory: So not worth it – Why test a pill that can kill, if the patient is not that ill?
Susan Knox , MD, '85
President, Stanford University Medical Center Alumni Association
A look ahead at the school's plans. >> Read Letter
Stanford's medical alumni association honors Frances K. Conley (illustration, right) and Augustus A. White III with the 2006 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for Distinguished Alumni. >> Read Story
Catch up on the latest news about your classmates. >> Read Story