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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory —

SLAC’s Sadasivan Shankar on sustainable computing

How can we design computing systems that use less energy while still accomplishing everything we want them to do?

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Stanford Earth Matters magazine —

‘Two-eyed seeing’ off the California coast

A new research partnership will combine Indigenous and scientific knowledge to monitor marine life in a sacred tribal region that may be a bellwether of how native species will fare in the face of climate change.

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Stanford News —

Wastewater could be key to tracking more viruses than just COVID-19

Researchers have developed methods for using wastewater to track the levels of various respiratory viruses in a population. This can provide real-time information about virus circulation in a community.

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Stanford News —

Oil production likely triggered major earthquake

New research reveals wastewater injected underground by fossil fuel operators caused a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in November 2022 in the Peace River area of Alberta’s oil sands region. This is the first study to link seismicity in the area to human activity.

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Stanford Program on Water, Health & Development —

Jenna Davis on sanitation challenges and the fresh water we take for granted

Jenna Davis on water and sanitation challenges: “A lot of the obstacles have nothing to do with technology and very little to do with money or knowledge.”

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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability —

Top domestic climate advisor shares optimism

On a recent visit to campus, Ali Zaidi discussed recent efforts to tackle climate change and how effective policies can help people, too.

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Stanford Medicine —

Runaway immune reactions cause long COVID breathing problems

Stanford Medicine researchers have found a mechanism behind one of the most common symptoms of long COVID – shortness of breath.

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Stanford Engineering —

The future of infectious disease immunology

The human immune system is pretty good at knowing what’s making us sick, but only now is science tuning in to what nature has to say.

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Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Immigrant inventors generate disproportionate share of patents

Foreign-born inventors generate a disproportionate share of patents – and make their U.S.-born collaborators more productive.

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Stanford HAI —

‘More human than human’

People can only accurately identify AI writers about 50% of the time. This is why.

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