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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
air conditioner
June 13, 2017
Experiments by a Stanford political science graduate student suggest that making individuals aware of how they can help solve large-scale... 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
Eiffel tower
June 12, 2017
What are the repercussions of President Trump's decision to back out of the 2015 global climate agreement forged by 195 countries in Paris? Stanford'... Read More
mouse lemur
June 8, 2017
Stanford researchers have identified more than 20 mouse lemurs with genetic traits for conditions such as heart disease and eye problems, making the... Read More
June 6, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell affirm the university's commitment to finding climate change solutions.