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Nov 3 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
From 1910 to 1970, humans killed an estimated 1.5 million baleen whales in the frigid water encircling Antarctica. They were hunted for their blubber, baleen – the filtering fringe they have in place of teeth – and meat. One might assume that from the perspective of krill – the tiny shrimp-like...
Nov 3 2021 | Stanford Report Faculty, Stanford, Students, VPGE
A generous new donation to Stanford will provide funding for postdoctoral scholars who join the university through the Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine program, or PRISM. The gift, donated by Stanford trustee Felix J. Baker, ’91, PhD ’98, will fund a significant portion...
Oct 27 2021 | Stanford Report Stanford, Students, VPGE
Among the persimmon trees, flowering perennials and cover crops on the west side of campus, more than two dozen graduate students and postdoctoral researchers gathered at the Stanford Educational Farm to develop new perceptions of the scope of their research and their place on the planet.
Oct 25 2021 | Stanford Report Faculty, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Stanford’s scholarly communities are poised to lead the long-range vision “to accelerate our purposeful impact in the world.” At the Oct. 21 Faculty Senate meeting, Stacey F. Bent, vice provost of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs, announced the Research, Action and Impact for Strategic...
Oct 22 2021 | Stanford Engineering Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
For decades the auto industry crash tested new models for safety considerations the old-fashioned way: They crashed them – over and over and over again. It was slow and expensive, but it worked. Today those tests have given way to computer simulations that are so reliable that rarely, if ever, are...

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