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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
April 18, 2018
Good intentions are not the same as good results – as much as half of all water and sanitations systems in developing countries fail after five years... Read More
brine shrimp
April 18, 2018
Swarms of tiny oceanic organisms known collectively as zooplankton may have an outsize influence on their environment. New research at Stanford shows... Read More
Fran Ulmer
April 16, 2018
  Q | Chris Field: The Arctic is the part of the world that’s seen the most profound warming. How do you see climate change in the Arctic and the... Read More
Traffic on a Los Angeles-area freeway
April 4, 2018
Few observers were surprised when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced earlier this week that it would scale back emissions and fuel... Read More
An oil refinery in Washington state.
April 2, 2018
A judge in California took an unusual step in trying to untangle who is to blame for increasingly frequent droughts, floods and other climate change-... Read More