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Stanford University 14m
65% of you underestimated the number of Americans who believe the Earth is warming — and that tracks with what Jon Krosnick found. "If people knew how prevalent green views are in the country, they might be more inclined to demand more government action on the issue," he says.
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California's highest-quality wine grapes grow best in what's already a "narrow climate envelope," and that envelope could be shrinking under current warming trends, says 's Noah Diffenbaugh.
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Stanford University 18h
Nearly 100,000 people are waiting for a kidney transplant in the U.S. But the system that matches them with live donors isn’t operating as efficiently as it could be, a study shows.
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After Katie Ledecky, '20, broke the world record in the 800 freestyle, she quickly set a new goal: shaving off another nine seconds.
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SPARQ toolkits help people from different backgrounds and points of view find ways to reduce prejudice and resolve disagreements.
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Stanford University Jul 18
Organ transplants save lives, but the immune-suppressing drugs needed to protect a transplant leave the recipient susceptible to potentially deadly infections.
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Stanford University Jul 18
Before you read the article, take a guess: What percent of Americans believe the world's temperature has been rising?
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Stanford University Jul 18
Acoustic ejection (seen here at 1/2500 speed) is at the heart of a new bio-printer that could speed diagnosis of bacterial blood infections and reduce the use of ineffective antibiotics.
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Stanford University Jul 17
In the U.S., career counselors often advise applicants to convey excitement & enthusiasm when they’re applying for jobs. But it’s important to recognize that message is shaped by our culture, and it may not be right for everyone, Lucy Zhang Bencharit says.
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Stanford University Jul 17
Today's predictive text had a precursor in the 1950s, when typists using the Double Pigeon began to experiment with new ways of organizing the characters on their tray beds into a "connected thought" layout.
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Stanford University Jul 17
"When you watch elephants interacting, it's almost like looking in a mirror," Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell says. "It's just so human."
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Stanford University Jul 16
Analyzing data from 10,000 school districts, researchers uncovered a pattern: in affluent, highly-educated and predominantly white districts, boys outperformed girls in math. In poorer, more racially diverse districts, girls had the upper hand.
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Stanford University Jul 16
An extremely fast "electron camera" at has produced a detailed atomic movie of the decisive point where molecules hit by light decide to stay intact or break apart.
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Stanford University Jul 16
Which would you think is more damaging to human health -- the workplace or secondhand smoke? says the literature provides an unequivocal answer.
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Stanford University Jul 16
In an effort to identify ways to help Syrian refugees, Stanford researcher Laila Soudi will spend the next five weeks visiting the Jordan-Syria and Lebanon-Syria borders.
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Stanford University Jul 16
"No matter where you come from ... there is some sense of pride that you share this earth with these creatures." For almost 25 years now, Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell has been studying the elephants in Namibia’s Etosha National Park:
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Stanford University Jul 16
The American people are vastly underestimating how green the country wants to be, Jon Krosnick says.
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Stanford University Jul 15
Radioactive mineral samples collected by 's Rodney Ewing could aid a Department of Homeland Security project aiming to hunt down the source of illegal nuclear material.
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Stanford University Jul 15
A bio-printer in development at Stanford could speed diagnosis of bacterial blood infections and reduce the use of ineffective antibiotics.
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Stanford University Jul 15
An algorithm developed in the Stanford uses refugees' backgrounds to match them with their ideal cities, improving their chances at employment and integration.
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