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Mar 8 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, In the News
Stanford’s Department of Chemistry and Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) have been selected to receive the 2017 SafetyStratus College and University Health and Safety Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Health and Safety (CHAS).
Feb 24 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
John Ross, a professor of chemistry at Stanford and recipient of the National Medal of Science, was a forward-thinking researcher known also for his humor and wisdom. He passed away after a brief illness on Feb. 18 at the age of 90.
Feb 21 2017 | Research Corporation for Science Advancement | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty, In the News
Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) announces it has named two-dozen top early career academic scientists as 2017 Cottrell Scholars. The designation comes with a $100,000 award for each recipient for research and teaching, for a total of $2.4 million. “The Cottrell Scholar (CS)...
Feb 16 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
A collaboration between chemists and gene therapy experts produced a new way of inserting the code for modified proteins into the cells of mice. If successful in humans, the technique could be useful for vaccines or cancer therapies.
Feb 8 2017 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
A new low-cost, high-performance battery could provide an inexpensive storage solution for solar power, which is abundant during the day but must be stored for use at night. A battery made with urea, commonly found in fertilizers and mammal urine, could provide a low-cost way of storing energy...