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Herding goats in rural Senegal
July 14, 2017
Deep in landlocked Africa, a miracle is unfolding. Less than a generation after a genocidal civil war left it in ruins, Rwanda is defying poverty... Read More
Bornean gibbon
July 10, 2017
No bells tolled when the last Catarina pupfish on Earth died. Newspapers didn’t carry the story when the Christmas Island pipistrelle vanished... Read More
Humpback whale
July 10, 2017
When Jeremy Goldbogen, an assistant professor of biology at Stanford University, affixed recording devices to humpback whales, it was with the hope... Read More
Atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll
June 28, 2017
More than 70 years after the U.S. tested atomic bombs on a ring of sand in the Pacific Ocean called Bikini Atoll, Stanford researchers are studying... Read More
illustration of desert and green field
June 15, 2017
Numerous public opinion polls show that Americans believe climate change is a major problem that needs to be dealt with. Stanford sociologist Doug... Read More
Gretchen Daily
June 14, 2017
Your summer vacation plans have changed – you’re going to the moon. Stanford biologist Gretchen Daily wants you to imagine this scenario, and... Read More
Team members from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute collect water from Monterey Bay for eDNA analysis.
June 13, 2017
The ocean might as well be Mars. Like astronomers grasping at ways to identify life on a distant planet, marine scientists have no easy method for... Read More
air conditioner
June 13, 2017
Following the shutdown of the Fukushima power plant, which endured one of the worst nuclear accidents in history in 2011 due to a 9.0 magnitude... Read More
Eiffel tower
June 12, 2017
Stanford's Commitment to Climate Solutions Message from Marc Tassier-Lavigne and Persis Drell on Stanford's commitment to progress on climate change... Read More