Posts Tagged ‘stanford’

A New View of Distant Worlds

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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The Gemini Project is able to image exoplanets and collect data on their atmospheres.

iGem 2013: the Stanford-Brown Team

Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Meet some of the brilliant undergraduates competing in this year’s iGem competition.

iGEM: Synthetic Biology in Space!

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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This summer’s Stanford-Brown iGEM heads to competition this weekend with four out-of-this-world synthetic biology projects.

Fishing for Electrons

Monday, September 30th, 2013
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A novel way to generate electricity from sewage.

Shark Oil Storage

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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It’s Shark Week! Great whites are revealing their secret to long distance migrations…

iGEM Competition

Friday, January 11th, 2013
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A group of undergraduates from Stanford and Brown compete in a genetic engineering competition using synthetic biology techniques to answer astrobiology questions.

Phytoplankton Under Ice

Friday, June 8th, 2012
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Researchers were stunned to find a phytoplankton bloom beneath Arctic Sea Ice.

Out of (Southern) Africa?

Monday, March 21st, 2011
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Genetic analysis of African hunter-gatherers yields new clues to the geographic origin of our species.

Arctic Grades

Friday, December 3rd, 2010
Above the Clouds

NOAA has issued this year’s Arctic Report Card. If you were its parent, what would you do?

The Times they are a-Changin

Monday, November 1st, 2010
Kwarastatedrummers

The evolution of our species’ most famous traits took hundreds of thousands of years. But in some cases, evolution doesn’t always take its sweet time.

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