Legal, ethical response needed from US, Europe on Mideast refugee crisis, Stanford expert says
Stanford law Professor James Cavallaro said Europe should follow established international law on Middle East refugees and create new approaches that respond to the crisis in a humanitarian way.
Cybersecurity boot camp draws congressional staffers to Stanford
A bipartisan group of Capitol Hill staffers were in Silicon Valley last week to gain an immersion into the complex world of cybersecurity. The range of experts they heard from included tech industry leaders, scholars representing a range of disciplines and former government officials.
Biomedical innovation takes off in India, with Stanford roots
A program that blends India's frugal mindset with Stanford's entrepreneurial atmosphere has generated low-cost solutions to high-tech medical needs.
Russian policy toward Afghanistan unsettled and precarious, Stanford scholar says
Stanford political scientist Kathryn Stoner says that Russia does not want U.S. military forces to stay in Afghanistan, but also does not want their withdrawal to leave behind chaos and an extremist Muslim threat.
China's currency responding more closely to market forces, Stanford scholars say
Stanford experts say that China devalued its currency to help spur exports, growth and employment. It wants its currency to become a pre-eminent one in the global economy.
Stanford scholar digs deep into human history at Neolithic site
Stanford archaeologist Ian Hodder is unraveling the origins of the human story at the 9,000-year-old Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in central Turkey.
Stanford scholar illuminates history of disputed China Sea islands
Friction between China and Japan over sovereignty for the resource-rich Diaoyu Islands has escalated in recent years. Research by Stanford graduate student Xiang Zhai reveals new details about the dispute that might help resolve it.
New U.S. policies can discourage trophy hunting, Stanford expert says
Stanford legal scholar David J. Hayes says that the American government and policymakers can take measures to help reduce sport hunting of endangered wildlife populations around the world.
Stanford historian analyzes the history of America's preoccupation with China
Through an investigation of political, cultural and ideological history, Stanford historian Gordon H. Chang traces America's fascination with China, one characterized by both condemnation and admiration, in a new book.
Megacities must address climate change, Stanford Nobel laureate says
Stanford chemist W.E. Moerner suggests that the world's largest cities should take steps to reduce the impacts of global warming.