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Microscopic view of Nipah virus.
May 25, 2018
A little-known virus discovered 20 years ago could become the next global pandemic. A recent outbreak in South India has renewed interest in Nipah... Read More
May 23, 2018
Failing to meet climate mitigation goals laid out in the U.N. Paris Agreement could cost the global economy tens of trillions of dollars over the... Read More
May 22, 2018
The perennial threat of wildfire is a growing reality for many California communities. In 2017, almost 9,000 wildfires burned over one million acres... Read More
Toyota Prius
May 17, 2018
You can’t judge a book by its cover, goes the saying. Yet, that’s exactly what people do, according to new research from Stanford mechanical engineer... Read More
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
Read about Woods' forum in Washington, D.C. - "Carbon Removal in the Climate Response Portfolio" Although considered critical to avoiding... Read More
Stanford faculty participate in leadership training
April 19, 2018
For solutions-oriented researchers, collaboration on and off campus is essential. Yet many scholars find traditional academic training hasn’t... Read More

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