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Aug 4 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty
California may be headed for another record-breaking wildfire season. Stanford researchers discuss the shift in federal, state and local approaches necessary to turn the tide of destruction. Chris Field is the Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the...
Jul 9 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Combining economics, psychology and studies of fertilizer application, researchers find that plants nearly follow an “equal pay for equal work” rule when giving resources to partner microbes – except when those microbes underperform.
Jul 6 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty
The muskrat, a stocky brown rodent the size of a Chihuahua – with a tail like a mouse, teeth like a beaver and an exceptional ability to bounce back from rapid die-offs – has lived for thousands of years in one of Earth’s largest freshwater deltas, in northeastern Alberta, Canada.
Jun 18 2021 | Pew Scholars Program | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Molly Schumer on her appointment as a Pew Scholar! The Pew Charitable Trusts announced that 22 early-career researchers have been selected to join the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. These scientists will receive funding over the next four...
Jun 17 2021 | School of Humanities & Sciences | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Staff
Multitasking molecules may be the key to solving the riddle of how the brain makes trillions of specifically coded connections between the brain cells known as neurons.