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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Health & Medicine

Microbial hitchhikers

A team led by Ami Bhatt found that microbial hitchhikers — known as the human microbiome — are churning out thousands of unnoticed proteins.

Ami Bhatt

social sciences

Why retirement saving is hard

Economist Gopi Shah Goda has been unearthing roots of inertia in saving decisions and shining a light on what can be done about it.

Retirement savings jar by Getty Images


James Fox has died at 75

Linguistic anthropologist James Fox, who taught at Stanford for more than 40 years and specialized in the languages of native Americans, has died.

James Fox

On Aug. 13, Stanford announced the creation of the Stanford Microbiome Therapies Initiative in collaboration with UCSF to harness the microbiome to develop new disease therapies.

The Dish

SCOPE, Stanford Medicine's award-winning health blog, is celebrating its 10,000 health and wellness post.

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Social innovation Review Conference HR Communications


  • MLA information session: Join students and faculty of Stanford's Master of Liberal Arts program on Thursday, Aug. 15, for an information session. The MLA program is designed for adult learners and offers an interdisciplinary course of study leading to a Stanford master's degree. Classes are held in the evenings. Stanford employees eligible for the Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program can receive tuition support. Learn more.

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