Large variations in seasonal temperature and rainfall threaten crop production, food prices, and food security at local to global scales.
Despite the well-proven benefits of proton therapy for tumor treatment there are less than 50 particle therapy facilities in the world.
In developed countries about 80% of the total population suffers from acute and 5–10% from permanent lower back pain (LBP).
DNA sequences from a sample of present day individuals is a record of the evolutionary history of the population.
This project, which is a collaboration between groups at Stanford and at CNRS (France) investigates the use of one-dimensional plasma photonic crystals (which are periodic arrays of ionized gases t
The goal of the Stanford Solar Observatories Group is to study the origin of solar variability, characterize and understand the Sun's interior and the various components of magnetic activity.
The need for chiral compounds has escalated tremendously in recent years as many biological activities, flavors or fragrances are associated with their absolute molecular configuration.
The discovery of graphene and its astonishing properties has given birth to a new class of two-dimensional (2D) materials so named because, as with graphene, they can be thinned down to single laye
Symbiosis is a close interaction between different species. The bacteria Wolbachia is the most common endosymbiont (a symbiont living within host cells) described to date.
The sensing, monitoring and control of environmental parameters are critical to sustainable development and managing our increasingly interconnected daily lives.
In the search for an alternative approach to chemotherapy against cancer, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) has proven to be an effective treatment technique.
Over the past decade there has been a rapid growth in the use of X-ray imaging techniques to study cultural heritage and related fields including art, archaeology and paleontology.