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A New Strategy to Speed Up Cold Case Investigations
For nearly 37 years, she was known as Buckskin Girl — a young, anonymous murder victim found outside Dayton, Ohio, wearing a deer-hide poncho.
September 14, 2022
Underwater Stanford scientists investigate the kelp forests
Swaying through the currents of Monterey Bay are underwater trees enrooted to the ocean floor.
August 23, 2022
Stanford researchers test physics of coral as an indicator of reef health
Vast amounts of energy flow around the ocean as waves, tides and currents, eventually impacting coasts, including coral reefs that provide food, income and coast
December 14, 2021
Sierra Nevada range should celebrate two birthdays
When geologist Elizabeth Miller started mapping a fault system in Death Valley, she questioned the origin of some sedimentary rocks previously assumed to be loca
November 15, 2021
Stanford researchers explore how people respond to wildfire smoke
As wildfires become commonplace in the western U.S. and around the world, checking the daily air quality warning has become as routine as checking the weather.
August 30, 2021
A New Way to Solve Genetic Mysteries — While Protecting People’s DNA Data
In just a few years, public DNA databases have emerged as powerful tools for solving genetic mysteries.
June 30, 2021
How to Create Better Chatbot Conversations
Voice-controlled digital assistants like Siri and Alexa have become more and more adept at responding appropriately to user requests — but enabling users to hold
April 15, 2021
Want to Learn How Things Really Work at Your New Job? Talk to the People at the Bottom
What are typical work hours here? Do teammates do things together outside work?
March 10, 2021
Small-scale fisheries offer strategies for resilience in the face of climate change
Coastal communities at the forefront of climate change reveal valuable approaches to foster adaptability and resilience, according to a worldwide analysis of sma
March 03, 2021
Study reveals immune driver of brain aging
Suppose Smokey Bear were to lose it and start setting forest fires instead of putting them out.
January 20, 2021
Stanford researchers use Kilauea crystals to understand hidden volcano behavior
Scientists striving to understand how and when volcanoes might erupt face a challenge: many of the processes take place deep underground in lava tubes churning w
December 04, 2020
Stanford scientists invent ultrafast way to manufacture perovskite solar modules
Most solar cells today are made with refined silicon that turns sunlight into clean electricity.
November 25, 2020
Stanford Earth dean urges graduates: Turn challenges into opportunities
Weathering the stresses of a pandemic that sent students to a foreign online learning environment followed by police brutality and systemic racism, 2020 graduate
June 12, 2020
New machine learning method from Stanford, with Toyota researchers, could supercharge battery development for electric vehicles
February 19, 2020
Stanford sociologists explore who does, and doesn’t, want a DNA ancestry test
At-home DNA testing kits may be the latest fad, but according to new research by Stanford sociologists, not everyone is keen to find out whether they are related
February 11, 2019
Stanford scholar finds resiliency in Alaskan forests ravaged by climate change
Ice caps are melting, the ocean is acidifying and extreme weather is plaguing those who live in vulnerable areas.
November 29, 2018
SAA recognizes students for their achievements and service
The Stanford Alumni Association recently recognized undergraduate and graduate students with the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award, Class of 2018 Award of Excel
May 30, 2018
The secret to building a strong heart lies in blood vessels, Stanford researcher find
Every year, a small but not insignificant number of babies are born with hearts whose muscles are spongy and thin, although exactly what causes that condition is
January 25, 2018