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May 26 2021 | Stanford Medicine Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
A wide variety of symptoms persisted in more than 70% of COVID-19 patients months after recovering from the initial phases of disease, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine. Most of the patients in the study — one of the largest reviews of scientific literature on...
May 26 2021 | Stanford Earth Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Almost half of the world’s population currently lives in cities and that number is projected to rise significantly in the near future. This rapid urbanization is contributing to increased flood risk due to the growing concentration of people and resources in cities and the clustering of cities...
May 25 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Cells are the building blocks of life, present in every living organism. But how similar do you think your cells are to a mouse? A fish? A worm.
May 5 2021 | Stanford Medicine Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Pregnant women exposed to too much nitrate in their drinking water are at greater risk of giving birth prematurely, according to a Stanford University study of more than 1.4 million California births. Agricultural runoff containing fertilizer and animal waste can greatly increase the nitrate level...
May 3 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
A mothership that emits power with a laser beam to manipulate a probe craft in deep space. A robot that extends its arms to climb in Martian caverns and grasp objects. These are innovations you might expect to see in a science fiction movie – one where the hero embarks on interplanetary travel...
Apr 23 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Among the first lessons any grade school science student learns is that white light is not white at all, but rather a composite of many photons, those little droplets of energy that make up light, from every color of the rainbow – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.
Apr 19 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Like superheroes capable of seeing through obstacles, environmental regulators may soon wield the power of all-seeing eyes that can identify violators anywhere at any time, according to a new Stanford University-led study. The paper, published the week of April 19 in Proceedings of the National...
Apr 16 2021 | HAI Fellow, Research, Stanford
Pharmaceutical companies spend years and billions of dollars developing new drugs. While most drugs never make it out of the lab, a precious few reach clinical trial — a real-world test on human patients. And yet, despite that hard work and long odds, many clinical trials must be abandoned or sent...
Apr 12 2021 | Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Fellow, Research, Stanford
Two-thirds of California prisoners who were offered a COVID-19 vaccine accepted at least one dose, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Mar 11 2021 | Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
When the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic one year ago today, a team of Stanford Health Policy faculty and researchers swiftly assembled to launch a modeling framework to investigate the epidemiology of COVID-19 and evaluate the policy responses.