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Rodin's hand sculptures diagnosed as part of exhibit

In a union of art, tech and medicine, a Cantor Arts Center exhibition explores the malformations depicted in Auguste Rodin's sculptures.

Soil core with mushroom

Stanford biologists help solve fungi mysteries

A new genetic analysis revealing the previously unknown biodiversity and distribution of thousands of fungi in North America might also reveal a previously underappreciated contributor to climate change.


Diverse gene pool critical for tigers' survival, say Stanford scholars

Increasing tigers' genetic diversity – via interbreeding and other methods – and not just their population numbers may be the best solution to saving this endangered species, according to Stanford research.

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Cultivating happiness often misunderstood, says Stanford researcher

Stanford research explores the concept of maximizing happiness, and finds that pursuing concrete "giving" goals rather than abstract ones leads to greater satisfaction.