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Bluefin tuna
July 21, 2017
The unique system of hydraulic control of fins discovered in tuna indicates a new role for the lymphatic system in vertebrates. This natural... Read More
wind turbines
July 19, 2017
Stanford funding kickstarts research aimed at developing a range of transformative environmental solutions.
Herding goats in rural Senegal
July 14, 2017
A first-of-its-kind effort combines economic, ecological and epidemiological models. The lessons learned could inform interventions to lift people... Read More
Bornean gibbon
July 10, 2017
Biologists say disappearance of species tells only part of the story of human impact on Earth’s animals. The first such global evaluation finds more... Read More
Humpback whale
July 10, 2017
Stanford researchers have found that humpback whales flap their foreflippers like penguins or sea lions. This unexpected observation helps explain... Read More
Atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll
June 28, 2017
Stanford researchers are exploring how corals that re-colonized Bikini Atoll after nuclear bomb tests 70 years ago have adapted to persistent... Read More
illustration of desert and green field
June 15, 2017
Sociologist Doug McAdam examined 40 years of research and theory on social movements in an attempt to determine why a sustained grassroots movement... Read More
Gretchen Daily
June 14, 2017
Your summer vacation plans have changed – you’re going to the moon. Stanford biologist Gretchen Daily wants you to imagine this scenario, and... Read More
Team members from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute collect water from Monterey Bay for eDNA analysis.
June 13, 2017
As ocean animals swim past, they leave behind DNA. Now, scientists have shown these genetic clues can be used as forensic markers to accurately and... Read More

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