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May 15, 2018
As the global population approaches 10 billion and the effects of climate change continue to alter familiar agricultural patterns, the world is... Read More
May 11, 2018
Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A new... Read More
wastewater treatment plant under construction
May 10, 2018
Billions of years ago, when Earth’s atmosphere reeked of unbreathable gases, microbes evolved in the absence of oxygen. As Earth matured and the... Read More
biofuel plant
April 23, 2018
With recent tax credits and other policies, removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it underground is not only possible but... Read More
Stanford faculty participate in leadership training
April 19, 2018
New Woods leadership program coaches Stanford faculty on working across traditional boundaries
April 18, 2018
Four-year $1.9 million grant renews a partnership aimed at accelerating access to safe, reliable and affordable water services.
brine shrimp
April 18, 2018
Massive swarms of tiny oceanic organisms like krill create enough turbulence when they migrate to redistribute ocean waters – an effect that may... Read More
Fran Ulmer
April 16, 2018
On April 4 at Stanford, Fran Ulmer, Cox visiting professor in the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences and Chair of the U.S. Arctic... Read More
Traffic on a Los Angeles-area freeway
April 4, 2018
The U.S. EPA recently announced plans to scale back federal regulations to reduce emissions from cars and trucks, a sector responsible for the most... Read More