Through the use of two advanced audio recording technologies, a collaboration of Monterey Bay researchers has found that blue whales switch from nighttime to daytime singing when they are starting to migrate.
A Stanford Medicine study finds that changes in molecular patterns in Californians correspond with two nontraditional “seasons.”
In an annual report, Stanford’s Office of Sustainability highlights the ways the university reduced its collective resource footprint and demonstrated sustainability in action in 2019-20, and discusses the key themes that will guide campus sustainability efforts this year.
A common genetic deletion boosts the risk for schizophrenia by 30-fold. Generating nerve cells from people with the deletion has showed Stanford researchers why.
Initiatives that arose out of the university’s Long-Range Vision have been making progress toward the goal of accelerating Stanford’s impact in the world. That includes launching new programs to address urgent challenges and expanding our excellence in research and education.
From addressing how to vote safely during a pandemic to tackling disinformation and misinformation on social media, Stanford scholars examine the issues and uncertainties facing American voters as they cast their ballot in November’s general election.
With California’s wildfire season already having devastating effects, Stanford faculty have been exploring ways of preventing fires and managing health risks.
In the eye of the pandemic, viral disease expert Bonnie Maldonado still has hope.
Maria Azhunova, winner of the 2020 Bright Award, supports the intergenerational transfer of traditional knowledge and biocultural approaches to nature conservation through her work at the Baikal Buryat Center for Indigenous Cultures.
Stanford Law Professor David Sklansky discusses the Breonna Taylor case and the use of no-knock warrants – and reforms that might prevent unnecessary death and injury in the future.
Faced with pandemic shortages, researchers combine heat and humidity to disinfect N95 masks for reuse
Researchers found that gently heating N95 masks in high relative humidity could inactivate SARS-CoV-2 virus trapped within the masks, without degrading the masks’ performance.
Stanford will strongly oppose a proposed federal rule issued Friday by the Department of Homeland Security, which would have wide-ranging effects on international students and scholars who hold F or J visas.
Ueda, a noted translator and critic of Japanese poetry, was instrumental in expanding Stanford’s East Asian studies program.
The Stanford Department of Public Safety has published campus crime statistics for 2019 on its website and will publish its annual Safety, Security & Fire Report by the end of the year.
In a nationally representative analysis of coronavirus antibodies, researchers also found high rates of infection among Black and Hispanic people, and in densely populated areas.
New survey findings suggest that wildfires tearing through the state may bring Democrats and Republicans closer together in support of climate resilience measures.
Stanford creates new SHARE Title IX Office to respond to and prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment
Title IX, Sexual Harassment Policy (SHPO) and Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse Education and Response (SARA) offices will combine to coordinate response efforts, leverage expertise and expand prevention education.