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August 20, 2019 | Stanford School of Medicine
The new Stanford Hospital values the restorative qualities of art 5 nature. It includes four acres of outdoor gardens, floor-to-ceiling windows in... Read More
washing hands
August 20, 2019 | Stanford News Service
An experiment with a water-saving “smart” faucet shows potential for reducing water use. The catch? Unbeknownst to study participants, the faucet’s... Read More
fist at market
August 20, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Our growing need for food poses one of the biggest threats to the environment. Examining contributions from the ocean more closely can be key to... Read More
August 19, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Stanford researchers deveop a system that could provide clues to a citrus greening cure.
August 12, 2019 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Like the eponymous character in Shel Silverstein’s classic children’s tale, trees are generous with their gifts, cleaning the air we breathe and... Read More
August 8, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Aisha Khan, winner of the 2019 Stanford Bright Award, combats climate change while promoting economic resilience in the high-altitude mountain... Read More
A woman pumps water from a shared community tap
August 8, 2019
It kills a child under age 5 every minute on average. Diarrheal disease, the second leading cause of death for children globally, could become even... Read More
bird landing on branch
August 6, 2019 | Stanford News Service
Birds can perch on a wide variety of surfaces, thick or thin, rough or slick. But can they find stable footing if a branch is covered in Teflon? In... Read More
August 5, 2019
Few people would consider a handgun with a sustainably harvested wood stock any less lethal than one with a steel stock. The same logic doesn’t seem... Read More

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