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Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies —

Q&A: Coronavirus outbreak and health policy implications

Asia health policy expert Karen Eggleston weighs in on the evolving coronavirus outbreak, China’s response and the international health implications.

Center for Ocean Solutions —

Q&A: Making the case for mobile marine protected areas

Marine ecologist Larry Crowder discusses how protection of moving habitats, like ocean fronts and currents, can reduce conflicts between humans and marine life and help protect species and habitats under climate change.

Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Stanford researchers conduct census of cell surface proteins

A new technique systematically surveys proteins on the outer surface of cells that act like molecular social cues to guide cell-cell interactions and assembly into tissues and organs.

Antiviral treatments inspire new kind of cancer drug

An effort to thwart viral diseases like hepatitis or the common cold led Stanford virologist Jeffrey Glenn to a new collaboration and a novel class of cancer drugs that appears effective in mice.

Setting fires to avoid fires

Despite having proven effective at reducing wildfire risks, prescribed burns have been stymied by perceived and real risks, regulations and resource shortages. A new analysis highlights ways of overcoming those barriers, offering solutions for wildfire-ravaged landscapes.