University Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center offers a fresh look at Rodin 2017-08-23T07:15:32.000000000+00:00 The Cantor Arts Center is celebrating the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s death with a new exhibition of the French sculptor’s extraordinary work. History of Mexican social clubs’ development, influence 2017-08-23T07:15:08.000000000+00:00 Stanford historian Ana Raquel Minian traces the establishment of Mexican social clubs and the funds they raised for their hometowns between the 1960s and 1980s. Nearly all the microbes inside us are unknown to science 2017-08-22T19:01:52.000000000+00:00 A survey of DNA fragments circulating in the blood suggests the microbes living within us are vastly more diverse than previously known. In fact, 99 percent of that DNA has never been seen before. Americans misinformed about smoking 2017-08-22T07:15:50.000000000+00:00 A Stanford study finds that despite Americans knowing that smoking can lead to deadly diseases like lung cancer, they underestimate those risks. Not your average road trip 2017-08-21T19:44:45.000000000+00:00 When Stanford kicks off the 2017 football season against Rice at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia, few will know how much work behind the scenes went into making the game a reality. Making the case for nuclear energy 2017-08-21T07:01:37.000000000+00:00 Jeremy Carl and David Fedor, research scholars at the Hoover Institution, discuss the state of nuclear energy in the U.S. They analyze nuclear’s benefits as well as the economic and policy challenges it faces. Genome analysis with near-complete privacy possible 2017-08-18T17:22:07.000000000+00:00 Stanford researchers used cryptography to cloak irrelevant genetic information in individuals’ genomes while revealing disease-associated mutations. The technique could vastly improve patient privacy. Stanford Teaching Festival course examines WWI 2017-08-18T07:01:18.000000000+00:00 A new professional development course at Stanford for middle and high school teachers highlights the importance of teaching the history of the First World War in a global context. Stanford educators suggest lessons for solar eclipse 2017-08-17T07:15:39.000000000+00:00 Stanford education faculty suggest ways for teachers and parents to take advantage of the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Engineering students help geneticists study coral bleaching 2017-08-16T23:45:29.000000000+00:00 Tiny devices could help scientists study coral bleaching, parasites, molecular biology and more, but few scientists know how to use them. A new course aimed to change that by pairing students with labs looking for help.