Around the Farm

Stanford Medicine —

Why COVID-19 hit our vulnerable older population hardest

Q&A with Stanford Medicine geriatrician Marina Martin, MD, about how the heartbreaking number of deaths in nursing homes and assisted living facilities might be a catalyst for change in how we care for fragile older people and how we view aging in America.

Stanford Earth —

A steaming cauldron follows the dinosaurs’ demise

The Chicxulub impact crater that is linked to the extinction of the dinosaurs hosted a hydrothermal system that chemically and mineralogically modified more than 100,000 cubic kilometers of Earth’s crust, according to new research.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

The hidden social advantage

We tend to reward the overconfidence of upper-class individuals, even when they get it wrong.