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For decades, intensive groundwater pumping has caused ground beneath California’s San Joaquin Valley to sink, damaging infrastructure. Now research... Read More
Worldwide, fishing fleets discard as many as two of every five sea creatures they catch. Now, a new tool can help fishers locate the most productive... Read More
Some of the deepest insights about risk management are not all that new.
In the classical Greek legends of Homer, the mythic traveler Odysseus had... Read More
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
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
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
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
As the global population approaches 10 billion and the effects of climate change continue to alter familiar agricultural patterns, the world is... Read More
Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A new... Read More