Around the Farm

Stanford Medicine —

5 questions: Dennis Wall on new discoveries in autism genetics

Wall discusses how he and his collaborators used whole-genome data from hundreds of families affected by autism to identify 16 new autism risk genes and a rare genetic syndrome that explains some cases of the disorder.

Graduate School of Education —

Using the tools of language

Stanford education professor Ramón Martínez explores how everyday language practices align with “the kinds of things we call smart.”

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment —

Kickstarting solutions for major environmental problems

Stanford human rights experts, engineers, economists, geologists, marine biologists and others soon will collaborate on finding new ways to combat air pollution, mine wastewater for valuable resources, reduce food waste and more.