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Health care launchpad supports innovation

Stanford Medicine’s Catalyst program wants to help innovators across Stanford get their life-altering ideas to providers and patients.

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Q&A: Paul R. Ehrlich on his life’s work

The population ecologist and environmental activist talks about his new autobiography and why departments should disappear.

How will ChatGPT change the way we think and work?

We need to think about the human aspect of using AI in our everyday lives and how it will influence the ways in which we perceive and interact with one another, says communication scholar Jeff Hancock.

Rethinking meat substitutes

Plant-based and lab-grown meat substitutes are here to stay, but are unlikely to eliminate livestock agriculture’s climate and land use impacts anytime soon, according to Stanford environmental scientist David Lobell.

What explains recent tech layoffs, and why should we be worried?

As layoffs in the tech sector mount, Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer is worried. Research – by him, and others – has shown that the stress layoffs create takes a devastating toll on behavioral and physical health and increases mortality and morbidity substantially. Layoffs literally kill people, he said.

Climate justice

International negotiators will meet in Egypt this Sunday for the latest U.N. climate change conference. Stanford experts in a range of fields discuss issues likely to be in the spotlight, including compensation to developing countries for climate change-related damages.

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Schrödinger’s COVID: Infected without testing positive?

What does it mean when you’re exposed to COVID-19 and develop symptoms, yet never test positive? Stanford Medicine’s Benjamin Pinsky discusses test reliability and what to do when your infection status is unknown.