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Bluefin tuna
July 21, 2017
Issue: July - August 2017
Cutting through the ocean like a jet through the sky, giant bluefin tuna are built for performance, endurance and speed. Just as the fastest planes... Read More
wind turbines
July 19, 2017
Issue: July - August 2017
What do bird flight mechanics and renewable energy technology have to do with each other? By combining ongoing Stanford research on both, researchers... Read More
Herding goats in rural Senegal
July 14, 2017
Issue: July - August 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
Atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll
June 28, 2017
Issue: July - August 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
Gretchen Daily
June 14, 2017
Issue: June 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
Eiffel tower
June 12, 2017
Issue: June 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
June 1, 2017
Issue: June 2017
As the United Nations Oceans Conferenceconvenes in New York, a new paper calls on marine scientists to focus on human rights violations and other... Read More

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