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New model points to solution to global blood shortage

A mathematical model of the body’s interacting physiological and biochemical processes shows that it may be more effective to replace red blood cell transfusion with transfusion of other fluids that are far less in demand.

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Amy J. Blue Award ceremony honors staff

Six members of the Stanford staff were honored as the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Amy J. Blue Awards, which recognize staff members who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work.

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Physicist Vedika Khemani awarded Packard Fellowship

The fellowship will support Khemani’s investigations of new non-equilibrium phenomena that occur in quantum systems made of many particles.

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Stanford Campus Conversation looks ahead to 2021-22 academic year

Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell shared highlights of the plans for the new academic year, including activities to rebuild the community and updates on major campus initiatives, during a Campus Conversation on Oct. 13.

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Faculty support vaccine outreach in local Latinx community

Stanford faculty are supporting community health workers to promote COVID-19 vaccine awareness in the local Latinx community, one of eight faculty-led projects addressing pandemic-related impacts chosen to receive funding from the university’s Office of Community Engagement.

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New Stanford APS Fellows

The new APS Fellows are all recognized for their work in quantum physics.

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Guido Imbens’ morning in photographs

Here’s a peek at how the morning unfolded for Stanford economist Guido Imbens after he learned he had won the Nobel Prize in economic sciences.

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Pollution’s impact on child health

New evidence of the link between air pollution and children’s respiratory health indicates that one industry may play an outsized role in the problem.

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Nobel winner’s work ignited an empirical revolution in economics

Stanford’s newest Nobel laureate, economist Guido Imbens, helped develop an innovative framework to show what conclusions about causation can be drawn from “natural experiments.”

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Stanford economist Guido Imbens wins Nobel in economic sciences

Guido W. Imbens shares the Nobel Prize for his contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.

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