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Wednesday, July 3, 2019


Forgotten July 4th history

Historians Caroline Winterer and Jonathan Gienapp discuss lesser-known facts about the history of July 4 and the Declaration of Independence. 

Declaration of Independence

science & technology

Controlling prosthetics

Electrical engineering professor Krishna Shenoy and neuroscientists in his lab hope to build prosthetics that those with paralysis can control with thoughts.

Krishna Shenoy

Health & medicine

What makes biology tick?

This issue of Stanford Medicine highlights the basic research of Stanford scientists who are on a quest to understand what makes biology tick.

Biological illustration by Tavis Coburn

The Dish

President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE and playwright and associate professor YOUNG JEAN LEE, pictured, have been named Great Immigrants by the Carnegie Corporation.

Young Jean Lee

The Centennial Speaker Series Stanford events


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