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Stanford News Service

Stanford researchers find clues to the Baltic Crusades in animal bones, horses and the extinct aurochs (December 6, 2012)

A multidisciplinary project seeks to understand the Eastern Baltic Crusades through the lens of ecology. Horses, for example, aided the Christians in battle, while the castles the Crusaders built decimated forests.


Stanford researchers develop acrobatic space rovers to explore moons and asteroids (December 28, 2012)

An autonomous system for exploring the solar system's smaller members, such as moons and asteroids, could bring us closer to a human mission to Mars.


Underwater robots from Stanford smart enough to explore treacherous deep-ocean terrain (November 26, 2012)

Engineers at Stanford's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have developed autonomous underwater vehicles that can photograph regions of the ocean floor that were once too risky for these robotic explorers.


Glycine plays key link in a deadly staph bacteria, Stanford researchers discover (November 14, 2012)

A new study from Stanford's Department of Chemistry reveals that the cell wall structure of Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium responsible for a broad range of diseases, depends on growth stage and nutrient availability.


Millionaire migration a myth, say researchers at Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (November 2, 2012)

Anti-tax advocates argue that millionaires will flee from states that raise taxes on their highest earners. But a study by Stanford and Princeton researchers shows no evidence of millionaire migration in response to recent tax rate changes.

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