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The Case Of The Dying Aspens
2011-12-14 04:00:20

New research led by Carnegie researcher and Stanford University PhD student William Anderegg offers evidence for the physiological mechanism governing tree death in a drought.

Scientists Subject Rocks To Hellish Conditions To Combat Global Warming
2011-12-02 04:38:45

A team of Earth scientists at Stanford University is subjecting chunks of rock to hellish conditions in the laboratory – all in the name of curbing climate change.

2011-10-13 10:10:56

A political candidate's electoral victory or defeat is influenced by his or her stance on climate change policy.

Mountain Lions Visit Stanford Preserve
2011-10-07 09:18:53

Researchers at Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve often encounter signs of mountain lion activity, from lion scat to the occasional deer carcass covered with leaves. But few have actually caught a glimpse of the shy feline.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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