DAILY NEWS BRIEF: A team of earth and atmospheric scientists claimed that the U.S.’s methane emission is about 50 percent higher than previously recorded. The difference is due to an underestimation of the impact of human activities in methane emission.
A new report co-authored by Willian Damon, a professor in Stanford’s Graduate School of Education urges a re-imagining of youth civic education in classrooms with a focus on getting students to more actively participate in learning democratic fundamentals.
Stanford has created a new 12-member task force to review and evaluate the state and perception of the safety culture in campus research laboratories while assessing how Stanford’s research labs align with the seven key characteristics of a strong safety culture as identified by the American Chemical Society in 2012.
Researchers from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and IBM published groundbreaking research on electronic material that has the potential to revolutionize modern technology.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a way to quickly and efficiently convert human fat stem cells into liver cells.
Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy have announced a new crop of seed grants for innovative research in clean technology and energy efficiency.
Sudhof received the award for his research on how synapses affect communication between neurons within the brain.