Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered the combinations of biological and chemical signals needed to rapidly generate human cell types from human embryonic stem cells, according to Stanford Medicine News. Pure populations of up to 12 cell types can now be created in five to nine days, as opposed to the weeks or months previously required.
The Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB) added to its long history of diving into controversy last week with a “Cease and Desist” letter directed at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The band tweeted the letter on Thursday to argue that Trump does not have the right to use the Free song “All Right Now,” which was rearranged in 1972 for use as the Stanford band’s fight song.
Thomas Moser, professor emeritus of English and former chair of the Stanford English department, died on June 9, 2016 from complications of pneumonia. He passed away at his home on the Stanford campus at the age of 92.