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Friday, October 5, 2018

science & technology

Neanderthal's viral gift 

Neanderthals passed along genetic defenses against viral diseases to modern humans when the two species interbred 50,000 years ago, research shows.

Illustration of humans and neanderthals by Claire Scully

university affairs

Climate survey preparations

Provost Persis Drell writes about the spring student campus climate survey, which will assess the prevalence of sexual violence and other prohibited conduct.

Provost Persis Drell

law & policy

The new NAFTA

Law Professor Alan Sykes discusses highlights of the new NAFTA deal — the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement — and how it affects American workers.

Alan Sykes

The Dish

Women of the Gulag, a new film documentary based on Hoover scholar PAUL GREGORY's research and book, tells tragic stories of five women who survived the Gulag. 

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  • Sustainable Stanford: Explore the university's sustainability performance metrics in the newly published 2017-18 Sustainability Year in Review.
  • Carillon Concert: Members of the university community are invited to nominate a favorite musical selection for a Carillon Concert on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 12:30 p.m. The concert is part of the Contemplation by Design Summit, a multi-day program of free, campus-wide events encouraging balance, well-being and creative excellence. Learn more.

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