A diet that includes an average of two servings of plant-based meat alternatives lowers some cardiovascular risk factors compared with a diet that instead includes the same amount of animal meat, Stanford Medicine scientists found.
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Provost Persis Drell and Elizabeth Zacharias, vice president of human resources, addressed the university’s latest responses to the COVID-19 pandemic during an online conversation, followed by a Q&A, with the Stanford community.
Mandates imposed by the county and state based on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic may prompt changes in the university’s fall academic and undergraduate housing plans. Final decisions about fall plans are targeted for mid-August.
Researchers have modeled how coastal flooding will impact commutes in the Bay Area over the next 20 years. Regions with sparse road networks will have some of the worst commute delays, regardless of their distances from the coast.
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine suggest schools should and can reopen safely if they follow a set of strict – and expensive – guidelines to avoid COVID-19 infections among students and teachers.