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Matt McCoy with an octopus at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, MA.
August 26, 2022 | Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
Ocean-dwelling, otherworldly, and intelligent, the bobtail squid possesses a brain that is complex yet very different from our own.
August 25, 2022 | Stanford Department of History
Woods fellow will use major National Science Foundation grant to study poetic landscape depictions of England’s Lake District and survivor... Read More
August 23, 2022 | Stanford News Service
A five-week course tests the mental and physical limitations of six up-and-coming scientific divers as they learn about the ecology and conservation... Read More
Samantha Andrzejaczek, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station, (second from right) tagging a tiger shark. (Image credit: Alex Kydd)
August 19, 2022 | Stanford News Service
Researchers compiled the largest set of biologging data revealing how 38 species of sharks, rays, and skates move vertically in oceans around the... Read More
A beaver chews on vegetation in a beaver pond
August 18, 2022 | Stanford Water in the West Program
Stanford's Felicia Marcus discusses how states can utilize nature-based solutions to help meet climate targets and water objectives while enjoying... Read More
A turtle lays on the beach
August 15, 2022 | Stanford News Service
Key marine species can serve as bioindicators to measure how much plastic exists in different ocean regions.
Students from a developmental biology course at Hopkins, where they learned about developmental biodiversity. Lowe encourages other classes to incorporate an experiential Hopkins component to their curriculum. (Image credit: Christopher Lowe)
August 15, 2022 | Stanford News Service
Improved facilities and equipment at the Monterey Bay station will open the door for researchers to study more of the Pacific’s diverse species, gain... Read More
The activity of synthetic genetic circuits that process the presence or absence of specific signals in plant leaves was measured in high throughput by placing leaf punches in 96-well plates. (Image credit: Jennifer Brophy)
August 11, 2022 | Stanford News Service
Using synthetic genes, researchers at Stanford have been able to modify the root structures of plants. Their work could make crops more efficient at... Read More
August 5, 2022 | Stanford News Service
The effort expands on a previous initiative in Northern California that provided the only reported detections of monkeypox genetic material in sewage...