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Stanford Medicine —

Why many stage 3 colorectal cancer patients skip chemo

Chemotherapy after stage 3 colorectal cancer surgery is effective and its side effects are usually limited, yet about a third of patients do not receive the treatment. A new study looks at the risk factors that may make a patient more likely to skip chemotherapy.

Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence —

Modeling how people make causal judgments

By providing quantitative predictions of how people think about causation, Stanford researchers offer a bridge between psychology and artificial intelligence.

Stanford Engineering —

How to restore faith in America’s elections

Our recent election focused attention on the mechanics of democracy as never before. Stanford Law’s Nate Persily, an expert in election law, sizes things up and suggests ways to regain trust in the institution.