In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II delivered a lecture in Stanford Memorial Church inaugurating the Clarence B. Jones Fellowship.
During the 20th century, the U.S. government funded research on nutrition and human physiology to address a perceived “masculinity crisis” in wartime America. Its effects are still being felt today, argues a Stanford historian.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute offers tools of peace, justice to a new generation. On Jan. 18, the King Institute will hold its annual open house to celebrate the Nobel laureate’s legacy of peace and justice.
Humans have relied on plants for millennia to treat a variety of neurological ailments. Now, researchers are using microscopic worms to better understand how plant molecules shape behavior – and perhaps develop better new drugs.
Truly grasping the importance of biodiversity means diving down into the microscopic organisms in our soils and out to human social relationships affecting our ecosystems. The more we know, the better we can address threats to species diversity.