Stanford sustainability and procurement experts discuss how recently updated Responsible Purchasing Guidelines can help campus community members make resource-conscious purchases and meet the university’s ambitious sustainability goals.
Matchmaking is now the primary job of online algorithms, according to new research from a Stanford sociologist. His new study shows that most heterosexual couples today meet online.
Researchers have explained mysterious slow-moving earthquakes known as slow slip events with the help of computer simulations. The answer, they learned, is in rocks’ pores.
An experiment with a water-saving “smart” faucet shows potential for reducing water use. The catch? Unbeknownst to study participants, the faucet’s smarts came from its human controller.
Our growing need for food poses one of the biggest threats to the environment. Examining contributions from the ocean more closely can be key to addressing the challenge.
Visit Harmony House, which is located on Lomita Drive, across the street from the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden, to see the newest work of public art on campus.
Laura Dassama and her fellow Stanford chemists talk about their paths into the field, the joys of making new molecules and the way in which the “central science” pervades our lives.
Finding a treatment for a devastating, incurable citrus disease was personal for Sharon Long and Melanie Barnett. Now, a system they developed could provide clues to a cure.
Stanford humanities scholars are probing ancient questions through modern and traditional methods to figure out how and why history unfolded the way it did and what makes us human.
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