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The small number of scientists who are unconvinced that human beings have contributed significantly to climate change have far less expertise and prominence in climate research compared with scientists who are convinced.
Oncogenes are like friends who've gone off the deep end.
Advances in high-yield agriculture over the latter part of the 20th century have prevented massive amounts of greenhouse gases from entering the atmosphere â€“ the equivalent of 590 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide â€“ according to a new study led by two Stanford Earth scientists.
Stanford marine scientists and anthropologists are developing strategies for sustainable fishing by comparing two remote coral reef ecosystems â€“ one inhabited, the other a "no-catch" reserve.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's owner/operators throughout the Greater Bay Area today announced the donation of $650,000 as they launch a three-year, $2 million fundraiser to provide seed money to build two new Ronald McDonald Houses in the Bay Area. Dubbed McDonald's "One-Fry-at-a-Time" fund, McDonald's owners are donating a percentage of sales from every order of French Fries to reach their $2 million goal.
A Stanford research team is exploring what makes aboriginal hunting grounds molded by fire more biologically diverse than lands untouched by humans.
Now scientists seeking to understand the machinations of the proteins behind the genomic wizard's screen have a powerful new tool at their disposal, courtesy of researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have identified several small molecules that mimic a key but cumbersome protein in the brain, a discovery that could open the door to new therapies for a variety of brain disorders.
A tumor-causing maize fungus with the unsavory-sounding name "corn smut" wields different weapons from its genetic arsenal depending on which part of the plant it infects.
Diagnostic cutoffs for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa may be too strict, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has found.
Symbol: VEST4 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA N Classification: Kingdom Fungi – Fungi Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class Ascomycetes Order Verrucariales Family Verrucariaceae Genus Verrucaria Schrad. – wart lichen Species Verrucaria stanfordii Herre – Stanford's wart lichen
Symbol: TOST2 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA N Synonyms: HYST6 Hyophila stanfordensis (Steere) A.J.E. Sm. & H. Whitehouse Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Division Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision Musci Class Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass Bryidae Order Pottiales Family Pottiaceae Genus ...
Symbol: POPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N AK N CAN N Synonyms: PEBI4 Persicaria bicornis (Raf.) Nieuwl. PELO7 Persicaria longistyla (Small) Small PEMI9 Persicaria mississippiensis (Stanford) Small PEPE19 Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small PEPED Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small var. dura (Stanford) C.F. Reed POBI11...
Symbol: POHY2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N AK I PR N CAN N Synonyms: PEHY7 Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small PEHYB Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. breviciliata (Fernald) C.F. Reed PEHYE Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. euronotora (Fernald) C.F. Reed PEHYO Persicaria hydropiperoides...
Symbol: PHHER2 Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N Distribution: PhysalisheterophyllaNees var.rowelliiStanford distribution:USA(TX) Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida...
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.