Kristina Faul is a climate change researcher at Mills College, but she is also a practicing Christian. Her confession sparked testimonies from other scientists in a Jan. 25 workshop at Stanford on science and spirituality, hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
In GEOPHYS 90: “Earthquakes and Volcanoes,” students learn about the fundamentals of natural disasters, their effects on human society and the application of the scientific method to arrive at new understandings.
Agnieszka Czechowicz ’05 Ph.D. ’10 M.D. ’11, assistant professor in pediatrics, has developed a preventive gene therapy treatment that would eliminate the need for radiation and help children accept healthy stem cells.
In Music 1A: “Music, Mind, and Human Behavior,” students have the opportunity to explore music as a core aspect of human existence through the lenses of cognitive science, culture and anthropology.
Three Ph.D. students presented their work on potential pitfalls of linguistic technology and medical AI
What if someone handed you a tool and said that you could better the lives of people before their birth by changing their genes? Would you do it? CRISPR-Cas9 is one such tool. It’s an efficient and effective gene-editing technology that works by tagging a section of DNA with an RNA segment, and then using…
The café will be located between the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning (STLC) and the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Biology Research Building.
On Nov. 28, He Jianku — a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford from 2011-2012 — announced to hundreds of scientists, colleagues and journalists that he had created the world’s first genetically edited babies: twin girls with the pseudonyms Lulu and Nana whose DNA he claims to have altered to make them HIV-resistant.