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Get a taste (or a feast) of curated intellectual content from Stanford+Connects events and the Stanford community at large. Browse our constantly updated top picks of Stanford-related articles, videos, photos and podcasts, all summarized and tagged to make it easy for you to hone in on whatever interests you most.

  • Who are the fittest humans in the world? Professor Ashley seeks to find elite athletes to better understand their inherited traits of endurance by genetic sequencing. He describes some of these individuals, uncovers others around the world with similar qualities and explores the potential for human health.

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  • There’s so little we understand about how birds fly. Through incredible photography and observations in his lab’s wind tunnel, engineering professor David Lentink highlights rarely detected bird behavior. By studying nature, his lab seeks to build better drones.

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  • At Stanford Law School, students gain hands on experience serving real clients through eleven clinics. JD/MBA student Sam Byker shares his experience in preparing for the Supreme Court case on marriage equality.

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  • What happened to African Americans who made the decision to pass? Professor Hobbs shares a couple of examples from her research on racial passing, as well as a personal reflection from her own family history.

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  • The National School Lunch program feeds millions of kids each day. Many of these children rely on this food as the one nutritious meal they may receive that day. Stanford student Maria Deloso shares her journey in thinking about the impact of this program on the nation.

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