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Poet Elizabeth Alexander delivers the Baccalaureate address, "In the Noise and Whip of the Whirlwind.
A review of test scores from 10,000 school district finds that gender gaps in math and English vary with community wealth and racial diversity.
Different species almost always coexist - whether it's big animals on the plains, bugs in a jungle or yeasts in flower nectar - but how that works is complicated.
Pumping an aquifer to the last drop squeezes out more than water. A Stanford study finds it can also unlock dangerous arsenic from buried clays - and reveals how sinking land can provide an early warning and measure of contamination.
Stanford study shows how citizen complaints posted publicly online in a Chinese city are concealed from upper-level authorities when they implicate lower-tier officials or associates connected to lower-tier officials through patronage ties.
New research examines how warmer temperatures will impact corn yields throughout the world. Photo credit: fishhawk/Flickr A new study co-authored by a Stanford Earth researcher looks at what climate change will mean for global yields of corn, or maize, the most widely grown crop in the world.
Energy policy expert Michael Wara comments on the decision to approve $768 million in transportation electrification projects and how it could affect utilities, the environment and California ratepayers.
A Stanford-led study questions previous findings about the value of foreshocks as warning signs that a big earthquake is coming, instead showing them to be indistinguishable from ordinary earthquakes.