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All News: Stephen Luby

April 22, 2020 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 20, Stanford researchers reflect on environmental success stories. 
September 24, 2019
Some spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow color prized for curries and other... Read More
A woman pumps water from a shared community tap
August 8, 2019
An automatic chlorine dispenser installed at shared community water points reduces rates of diarrhea in children. The researchers hope the technique... Read More
fruit bat
May 9, 2019
The deadly Nipah virus, which is carried by bats and occasionally infects people, is more likely to be transmitted from person to person when the... Read More
March 11, 2019 | Stanford Medicine magazine
Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby is on a quest to save lives by cleaning up production of a ubiquitous building material.
February 25, 2019
Stanford researcher on team awarded $31 million contract to develop vaccine against Nipah virus.
Study data collectors measure a child’s growth in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to assess impact of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions.
January 29, 2018
Improving water, sanitation and hygiene in poor regions of Bangladesh helped overall health but, contrary to expectations, did not improve children’s... Read More
December 20, 2017 | Scope Blog | Stanford Medicine
Using satellite imagery, a team of Stanford researchers has designed a mapping tool with the potential to transform brick manufacturing across South... Read More
Bricks dry outside a kiln in Bangladesh.
September 14, 2017
Brick kilns and their pollution are ubiquitous in South Asia. An interdisciplinary team is combining satellite data and political persuasion to track... Read More

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