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Mar 15 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty
In a first of its kind study, researchers led by Stanford biologist Liqun Luo used genetic experiments and computer models to shed light on two important steps of brain development in young mice: the growth of branching extensions on the bodies of neurons, called dendrites, and the connections that...
Feb 18 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
A new study reveals the lasting genetic impacts of increased isolation among different tiger subpopulations. The research, detailed in a new paper published this week in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution, shows how genomics can help guide conservation efforts toward wild tigers and other...
Feb 16 2021 | Alfred P. Sloan Foundation | Posted In: Faculty
Assistant Professor Molly Schumer was among 128 early career researchers who have been selected to receive a 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship. Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships honor extraordinary U.S. and Canadian researchers whose creativity, innovation, and research accomplishments make...
Feb 15 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty
A new epidemiological model, detailed in a paper published Feb. 10 in PLOS Computational Biology, has revealed a complex interplay between health and economic motivations and social contact.
Feb 10 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research
The consumption of plastic by marine animals is an increasingly pervasive problem, with litter turning up in the bellies of wildlife as varied as mammals, birds, turtles and fish. However, according to a research review by ecologists at Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station and PhD student...

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