Scientists from Stanford and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently published a study in Nature: Scientific Reports describing the effect of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Atlantic bluefin tuna population in the Gulf of Mexico.
In this edition of Glam Grads, The Daily talked with fourth-year Ph.D. Hajin Kim about her path to Stanford and ongoing interdisciplinary research in law and environmental issues.
The Stanford Undergraduate Research Association (SURA) held the annual Stanford Research Conference (SRC) last weekend to showcase undergraduate research from universities around the country.
Maheetha Bharadwaj ’16 has been selected as one of 35 American Gates Scholars in the 2016 cohort to study at University of Cambridge.
The Bulletin of The Atomic Scientists, a nonprofit journal that discusses science and policy, recently announced on campus that the probability that a nuclear catastrophe will occur in the near future is high.
Last fall, the Haas Center for Public Service launched Cardinal Service, a program that was designed to significantly expand the role of public service at Stanford.
While the number of students taking computer science classes has increased rapidly, the number of faculty has not, causing serious problems for the department.
Allen S. Weiner, Professor of Law, is director of the Stanford Program in International and Comparative Law and co-director of the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation. Dr. Abbas Milani is a Hoover Institution research fellow and a director of Iranian Studies at Stanford. The Daily recently sat down to talk with Milani and Weiner to shed light on the current state of nuclear negotiations with Iran.
In a recent study, researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory used x-rays to observe the atomic processes that take place when blood pressure drugs interact with cells. Resulting discoveries may lead to more effective treatments for patients who suffer from hypertension.
Due to low student interest, the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education will cease to sponsor the Science in the Making Integrated Learning Environment (SIMILE) program at the end of this year.
A Stanford study has found that animals generally become larger as they evolve over time, providing convincing evidence for Cope’s rule, a theory named for American paleontologist Edward Cope, who stated that population lineages tend to experience larger body sizes due to evolution.
The Stanford D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Karl Deisseroth Ph.D. '98 M.D. '00 has been selected as this year’s winner of the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences.
The study will track the rise of technology and the ways it influences society from now until 2115.
Napster co-founder Sean Parker has pledged $24 million over the next two years to establish the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research at Stanford. It marks one of the largest private donations to the allergy research in the U.S.
Daniel A. McFarland, professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, has further clarified the dynamics of clique formation in American high schools.
Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) 20: Acting for Non-Majors, welcomes Stanford students from any acting background to learn how to act.
Stanford graduate students are preparing to renew their involvement with the Prison University Project for its fifth consecutive year, this year focusing on the role that inequality plays in understanding incarceration.