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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 Supporting open and reproducible science

Supporting open and reproducible science

Read more about Attractive and repulsive forces between two multitasking molecules help assemble neural circuits in mice, Stanford study finds

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Images by Daniel Pederick and Tim Witherow

Attractive and repulsive forces between two multitasking molecules help assemble neural circuits in mice, Stanford study finds

Read more about Stress during pregnancy doubled during pandemic

Stress during pregnancy doubled during pandemic

Read more about Second cohort of Stanford Science Fellows named

Second cohort of Stanford Science Fellows named

Read more about Sterling Award winners honor their mentors

Collage of four award winners Sierra Ha, Madeline Kim, Keith Nobbs, Ayesha Pasha

Sterling Award winners honor their mentors

Read more about Games as therapy for people with language loss

Games as therapy for people with language loss

Read more about Stanford study reveals new biomolecule

Stanford study reveals new biomolecule

Read more about Researchers call for bias-free artificial intelligence

Researchers call for bias-free artificial intelligence