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Friday, September 4, 2020

History as a COVID-19 guide

Four Stanford scholars

Stanford magazine talked to four scholars about how past cataclysms, including bubonic plague, smallpox, yellow fever and economic depression, have transformed society. Could COVID-19 do the same? Read more.

science & technology

Reprogramming yeast cells

Engineers reprogram the cellular machinery of yeast to create microscopic factories that convert sugars and amino acids into plant-based drugs.

Flower petals


Good and bad restrictions

A new computer model maps the good and bad of pandemic-related restrictions to help policy makers choose the right reopening strategy. 

People in socially distanced line

Clayman Conversations FSH Rentals


  • Banner unfurling: Today, Friday, Sept. 4, at 8:30 a.m. join the Stanford Libraries in celebrating the raising of a Black Lives Matter banner reading "Know Justice, Know Peace" across the facade of the Bing Wing of the Green Library. The unfurling kicks off the launch of a new exhibit, "Say Their Names — No More Names." The unfurling will be livestreamed via the Stanford Libraries' Facebook page. The online exhibit will be on the libraries' homepage.
  • Stanford Report: Stanford Report will be off on Monday, Sept. 7, in recognition of Labor Day. We'll return to your inbox Tuesday morning, Sept. 8. Thanks for reading Stanford Report.

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