Photo illustration: James Porto

The pervasive collection, analysis and sale of personal data mined from Internet sites raises troubling privacy questions. Scholars at Stanford are helping lead efforts for more transparency and stricter controls.

  • Linda A. Cicero

    Nature Nurtured

    Geneticist Virginia Walbot, '67, helped pioneer a path for women scientists decades ago. Today, her research is unlocking important mysteries about how plants develop.