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Stanford Statisticians Tackle COVID-19

This stories series presents three studies in the Department of Statistics addressing the coronavirus outbreak using different approaches: tracking genetic mutations in the coronavirus, developing a more practical approach to predictive modelling, and designing clinical trials of promising new treatments.

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Is our universe one of many?

This five-part series tells the story of how theoretical physicists at Stanford helped develop the String Theory Landscape – and in the process sparked a fierce and still ongoing debate about what science is and what it should be.

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Eric Nyquist

The String Theory Landscape

Read more about A cosmic symphony of vibrating strings

Eric Nyquist

A cosmic symphony of vibrating strings

Read more about The fractal universe

Eric Nyquist

The fractal universe

Read more about Lambda leads the way

Eric Nyquist

Lambda leads the way

Read more about Exploring the landscape

Eric Nyquist

Exploring the landscape

Read more about Vedika Khemani wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize

Vedika Khemani wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize

Read more about Modeling the role of influencers in shaping fads

Modeling the role of influencers in shaping fads

Read more about Anti-predator gene expression in wild radishes

Anti-predator gene expression in wild radishes

Read more about Fellows program continues its support for Humanities and Sciences graduate students

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Fellows program continues its support for Humanities and Sciences graduate students

Read more about Researchers make alkali metal-chlorine batteries rechargeable

Researchers make alkali metal-chlorine batteries rechargeable

Read more about Secrets of how cells cram in oversized genomes revealed

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Secrets of how cells cram in oversized genomes revealed

Read more about Survey suggests reduced invasion of Argentine ants

Survey suggests reduced invasion of Argentine ants