A recent study by Stanford biologists unearths new evidence that a limited selection of a person or animal’s genetic information is sufficient to significantly predict the contents of their DNA, which could have implications for working with incomplete or damaged sets of DNA, say the researchers.
In 1985, Coretta Scott King asked Professor of History Clayborne Carson to edit and assemble the papers of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the beginnings of the King Papers Project. Today, the Papers Project is part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, housed in a temporary building on Stanford campus.
Stanford’s Jewish community has reacted with a wide range of emotions and opinions to anti-Semitic vandalism defacing campus, as well as to the University’s and student body’s responses to the crimes.
Etchemendy, who will vacate the position of provost on Feb. 1, has served for longer than any of his predecessors.
In order to become defense secretary, Mattis needs to overcome a law stipulating that nominees must first spend at least seven years out of the military.
Nadav Lidor ’16 was named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar on Nov. 19. The Rhodes Scholarships program provides the opportunity for Lidor to study at Oxford University free of all expenses for two or three years.
Stanford is partnering with community organizations to create a clinic to deliver free mental health services to area youths.
The researchers’ recent paper follows a 2015 survey of Stanford pediatrics residents, in which 15 percent of respondents said they had experienced or witnessed discrimination against doctors by patients or patients’ families.