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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

science & technology

Forecasters of video virality

Research led by neuroscientist Brian Knutson shows that our brains can predict the popularity of online videos, without us even knowing it.


Business

Turbulence ahead

Faced with a mushrooming coronavirus outbreak and ongoing trade wars, global manufacturers need to focus on “operational hedging,” a GSB expert says.


science & technology

Enlarging the CRISPR toolbox

Stanley Qi explains how developing variations of CRISPR-Cas can make it a better research tool, treat disease and, perhaps, rejuvenate body parts.

Stanley Qi

The Dish

March is WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH, so Stanford magazine compiled a list of inspirational books written by Stanford alumnae. 


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Announcements

  • Marguerite re-routes: On Monday, March 16, circulation changes will go into effect around ChEM-H and the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute. There will be minor Marguerite re-routes and the addition of new bus stops as construction continues on the research complex at the west end of Jane Stanford Way. Learn more.
  • Postponement of External Review Forums: External reviewers are evaluating Stanford’s Title IX and sexual harassment programming and services. At the request of student leaders and in order to support COVID-19 social distancing efforts, the Student Forum (originally scheduled for March 10) and the Faculty/Staff Forum (originally scheduled for March 11) have been postponed until spring quarter. New dates will be announced soon. In the meantime, feedback to the external reviewers can be provided through this community feedback form.

  • Stanford has encouraged cancellation, postponement or livestreaming of events likely to attract 150 or more people through April 15. Check the Stanford Events calendar for updates on specific events.

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