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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

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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 Research during the COVID-19 pandemic

Research during the COVID-19 pandemic

Read more about Tagging, recording and replaying neural activity

Tagging, recording and replaying neural activity

Read more about How soil fungi respond to wildfire

How soil fungi respond to wildfire

Read more about Physicist and educator says new pedagogy imperative for society

Physicist and educator says new pedagogy imperative for society

Read more about Cooled water vapor forms droplets containing hydrogen peroxide

Cooled water vapor forms droplets containing hydrogen peroxide

Read more about Carolyn Bertozzi named Baker Family Director of Stanford ChEM-H

Carolyn Bertozzi named Baker Family Director of Stanford ChEM-H

Read more about Forecasting ecosystem changes through DNA

Forecasting ecosystem changes through DNA

Read more about Poor memory tied to attention lapses and media multitasking

Poor memory tied to attention lapses and media multitasking