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January 23, 2018
A new study shows that a large and potentially unstable Antarctic glacier may be melting farther inland than previously thought and that this melting... Read More
Aomistic model of cellulose
January 22, 2018
Produced by plants, algae and some bacteria, cellulose is an abundant molecule involved in the production of hundreds of products, from paper to... Read More
Rising Environmental Leaders Program fellows in Washington, D.C.
January 18, 2018
Elizabeth Andruszkiewicz spends a lot of time thinking about invisible things. The Stanford civil and environmental engineering Ph.D. student studies... Read More
periodic table
January 17, 2018
As population and standards of living rise in the coming decades, finding and developing sustainable sources of the critical and rare minerals... Read More
Leafy green vegetables are produced in a growing facility in Western Cape Province, South Africa.
January 9, 2018
When grocery stores tout sustainable products, consumers may take their claims at face value. Yet few studies have analyzed whether or not companies... Read More
Mikael Wolfe
January 9, 2018
Stanford historian Mikael Wolfe argues that technology and nature are usually thought of as opposites, but he advocates for what is known as an... Read More
December 20, 2017 | Scope Blog | Stanford Medicine
Using satellite imagery, a team of Stanford researchers has designed a mapping tool with the potential to transform brick manufacturing across South... Read More
December 12, 2017
Food security experts from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) gathered to discuss transforming food production... Read More
Grassland fire
December 11, 2017
Frequent burning over decades reduces the amount of carbon and nitrogen stored in soils of savanna grasslands and broadleaf forests, in part because... Read More