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May 5, 2021 | Stanford School of Medicine
Issue: May 2021
Women exposed to higher levels of nitrate in drinking water were more likely to deliver very early, according to a study of 1.4 million California... Read More
April 29, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2021
When President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress, a common thread ran through much of his narrative: resilience. Beyond touting his... Read More
April 26, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2021
Buyer beware: Single-family homes in floodplains – almost 4 million U.S. homes – are overvalued by nearly $44 billion collectively, or $11,526 per... Read More
Brick kilns seen by satellite
April 19, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Issue: May 2021
Monitoring environmental compliance is a particular challenge for governments in poor countries. A new machine learning approach that uses satellite... Read More