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African and African American Studies / Office for Religious Life —

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II: ‘Where do we go from here?’

In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II delivered a lecture in Stanford Memorial Church inaugurating the Clarence B. Jones Fellowship.

Stanford Engineering —

This story is rated five stars!

A new study finds that in online ratings systems, words are more accurate than stars and numbers. (This story is “fascinating” too!)

Stanford celebrates a life and legacy of inspiration

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute offers tools of peace, justice to a new generation. On Jan. 18, the King Institute will hold its annual open house to celebrate the Nobel laureate’s legacy of peace and justice.

Worms and plants could help reveal how neurological drugs work

Humans have relied on plants for millennia to treat a variety of neurological ailments. Now, researchers are using microscopic worms to better understand how plant molecules shape behavior – and perhaps develop better new drugs.

What’s next for Brexit?

Stanford researcher Christophe Crombez breaks down the withdrawal negotiations of Brexit, the British exit from the European Union.

Biodiversity research at Stanford

Truly grasping the importance of biodiversity means diving down into the microscopic organisms in our soils and out to human social relationships affecting our ecosystems. The more we know, the better we can address threats to species diversity.