The sweeping plan to overhaul transportation, energy and other sectors failed a recent U.S. Senate vote, but remains a political lightning rod. Stanford experts discuss the science behind the politics.
An analysis of Philadelphia’s sweet-drink “sin tax” finds a flaw in the system: Many people simply drive beyond city limits to buy their pop. As a result, the tax has fallen far short of its health and revenue goals.
The Connecticut Supreme Court’s ruling clears the way for a lawsuit to move forward against the companies that manufactured and sold the semiautomatic rifle used by the gunman in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Stanford political scientist Jeremy Weinstein discusses why it is important to cultivate a new generation of tech-savvy students who can anticipate the ethical, legal, policy, and societal implications of technology.
New research led by Stanford shows that not only have opioid-related deaths jumped fourfold in the last 20 years, but that those most affected by the epidemic, and where they live, has also shifted dramatically.