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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

science & technology

Faculty moving beyond the lab

The Faculty Entrepreneurial Leadership Program teaches STEM faculty how to share breakthrough discoveries with the world.

Faculty in entrepreneurial program

science & technology

Lead found in turmeric

A Stanford-led study reveals that turmeric – billed as a health booster and healing agent – is sometimes adulterated with a lead-laced chemical compound. 

Getty image of turmeric

Health & Medicine

Oddball brain cells

A team led by Daria Mochly-Rosen has identified an oddball way brain cells spread inflammation in several neurodegenerative diseases.

Daria Mochly-Rosen

BeWell Harvest Festival Bio-X Undergraduate


  • Background on PG&E power shutoffs: PG&E this week implemented Public Safety Power Shutoffs in certain areas of far northern California and the Sierra foothills as a wildfire prevention step. The central San Francisco Bay Area, including the Stanford area, is not currently affected. To learn more about the PG&E shutoff program and how Stanford would communicate with the campus community in the event of a predicted outage, see the Environmental Health & Safety website.
  • Memorial Church Choir: Auditions for the Stanford Memorial Church Choir, which provides music for the University Public Worship services at Memorial Church during the academic year, are open to students, faculty, staff and members of the community. Contact Robert Huw Morgan at

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