Several epidemiological studies in recent years have found low zinc levels among children with autism spectrum disorder. The association is far from air-tight, but it hints at a link between zinc and brain function.
Most areas of California farm country lack information about their groundwater use. Water managers responsible for putting aquifers on the path to sustainability now need to get the data to do the job.
Stanford researchers are working together to better understand what causes concussions, how to diagnose and treat them and, perhaps most important, how to prevent them from happening in the first place.
Stanford American historian Caroline Winterer examined thousands of Benjamin Franklin’s letters as part of her research on the 18th century, which she argues was the first age of extensive social networks.
As events continue to unfold regarding federal immigration policy, a website has been created where Stanford leaders summarize the principles of the university’s support for international and undocumented community members. Also found on the site are links to resources for the Stanford community.
Galvez Street will be closed from north of Nelson Road to Arboretum Road on Saturday, Nov. 17, and Tuesday, Nov. 20, for road re-paving as the project to install a new roundabout at the intersection of Galvez and Arboretum nears completion.
Stanford researchers retooled an electron microscope to work with visible light and gas flow, making it possible to watch a photochemical reaction as it swept across a nanoparticle the size of a cold virus.