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Jennifer Cochran and Amato Giaccia / Rod Searcey

Stanford researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer's spread

Experimental therapy stopped the metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers in lab mice, pointing toward a safe and effective alternative to chemotherapy.

A. burtoni cichlid fish / Vincent J. Musi

Cichlid fish genome helps tell story of adaptive evolution, Stanford scientists say

African cichlid fish represent an unusual variety of evolutionary divergence, offering insight into the genetic mechanisms that drive species diversification.

Paul Robinson / L.A. Cicero

Stanford scholar tracks the changing world of gay sexuality

In the five decades he's been teaching and writing, Stanford intellectual historian Paul Robinson has witnessed the erosion of "the closet" and the blurring of sexual boundaries in America and Europe.

Bee pollinating flower / Photo: Jon Sullivan, Creative Commons

Stanford research links malnutrition and pollination

Researchers with the Natural Capital Project discover micronutrient deficiencies are three times as likely to occur in areas dependent upon pollinating insects.