Around the Farm

Stanford Medicine —

On George Floyd

Thoughts from a Black neurosurgeon with strong Stanford ties.

Stanford Graduate School of Education —

‘Summer slide’ meets COVID-19

Education Professor Thomas Dee talks about research on a program to address learning loss and weighs in on the impact of pandemic school closures.

Stanford Medicine —

E-cigarette companies use COVID-19 to sell nicotine, study finds

The e-cigarette industry has been exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to encourage sales of vaping products, by promoting them as a way to handle stress and offering gifts of hand sanitizer and toilet paper as a bonus with purchase.

Stanford Engineering —

What our screens tell us about us

Communication Professor Byron Reeves recorded long stretches of screen time in the lives of his test subjects and turned to AI to paint a remarkable portrait of modern life.