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Bio-X celebrates 25 years of interdisciplinary science

After 25 years of transformational research, Stanford Bio-X is still fueling new ideas and changing lives through a scientific community like no other.

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Stanford News —

Gene-editing tool could improve cancer treatment

A new RNA-targeting CRISPR platform allows researchers to regulate immune cell metabolism in a way that boosts the cells’ ability to target tumors.

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Stanford News —

Alien earthworm species are an overlooked threat to native ecosystems

At least 70 imported earthworm species in North America represent a largely overlooked threat to native ecosystems.

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Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions —

How diverse is ocean science?

An analysis of data from U.S. institutions shows mixed success with recruiting and retaining underrepresented groups.

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Stanford News —

Research on microbes in extremely salty water expands the known limits for life

A study of microbes in extremely salty water shows how drought and diversion may affect aquatic habitats on Earth, and widens the possibilities for where life could exist throughout our solar system.

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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability —

Jane Willenbring on the science of scenery

Associate Professor Jane Willenbring brings her passion for people and surface processes to understand how environmental changes impact life on Earth, and how life impacts the planet.

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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability —

Fungi and the future of forests

Climate change is poised to disrupt the complex partnerships between trees and the fungal communities that help them thrive.

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Stanford Medicine —

Investigating the brain’s deepest mysteries

Karl Deisseroth created a multidisciplinary in-patient research program and laboratory to better understand neuropsychiatric disorders and share those discoveries with the world.

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Stanford News —

COVID-19 vaccinations reduced the risk of preterm birth

Thousands of premature deliveries may have been prevented by immunization against the coronavirus, according to a new study led by Stanford sociologist Florencia Torche.

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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

‘When people don’t trust science, that’s bad for society’

The use of rigorous research practices can boost the replication rate of studies, new research shows.

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