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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.

With the widespread use of satellite imaging, a wealth of information is available to help in the understanding and modeling of earth system processes.

The phenomenon of reproduction is fundamentally important to any growing society; yet, many of the details surrounding the “mystery of life” still elude even the scientific and engineering communit

Over 30 million patients require a major surgery annually in the US alone and more than half of these patients are elderly (> 60 years old).

One of the most important tasks of earthquake seismology is to predict the intensity of shaking in large earthquakes.

Analysis of walking abnormalities is an important clinical assessment used for treatment of gait disorders in children with cerebral palsy (CP).

Major human migrations during the last several hundred years have generated new populations of mixed European and African ancestry.

Toxoplasma gondii is a pathogen that is able to infect virtually all species of warm-blooded animals.

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.