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Mar 20 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Researchers long believed that the cerebellum did little more than process our senses and control our muscles.
Mar 16 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Grasses are better able to withstand drought or high temperatures than many other plants in large part due to changes in their pores, called stomata.  In a study led by Biology Professor Dominique Bergmann, scientists have discovered how grasses produce these altered pores, which could someday lead...
Feb 10 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub has announced 19 Stanford faculty among its first cohort of 47 investigators from Bay Area university collaborators. The CZ Biohub Investigator Program funds world-renowned scientists, engineers and technologists from Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCSF. The investigators each...
Feb 2 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Chinese leaders are using the research of biology Professor Gretchen Daily to establish a series of protected areas—the first of their kind—as part of the country's 21st-century ecological initiative. Daily’s research, recently publishedin Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, used eco-...
Jan 31 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Research from Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station has identified a substance in oil that’s to blame for the cardiotoxicity seen in fish exposed to crude oil spills. More than a hazard for marine life exposed to oil, the contaminant this team identified is abundant in air pollution and...

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