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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,...
Jan 18 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Assistant Professor Kabir Peay was selected as a Terman Fellow for three years beginning Fall 2016.  These fellowships, established by William Hewlett and David Packard, aid young scientists with establishing their laboratories and recuiting graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Dec 8 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
Most animals we study have adult-like bodies early in their development. However, researchers in Chris Lowe's lab at Hopkins Marine Station have found that certain marine worms live for months as little more than a head. This work, published in the December 8, 2016 issue of Current Biology, ...

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