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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...
Jan 19 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Professor Shripad Tuljapurkar has been chosen to receive the 2017 Weldon Memorial Prize given by the University of Oxford. This award is given annually by the University of Oxford "to the person who, in the judgment of the electors, has, in the ten years next preceding the date of the award,...

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