On the afternoon of Tuesday, May 15, 2012, I hitched a ride with my closest friend from San Francisco out to Palo Alto to attend the ribbon cutting for the first public fast charger in California for electric vehicles in Stanford Mall.
Stanford researchers are developing solar powered electronic skin that could help us detect disease earlier.
Post on Mar 01, 2011 by Laura Khalil
Science begins with our curiosity. The first step is to start asking questions, probably most often “Why?” and “How?” And as much as we wish it were different, "because I said so" is never enough, as you have to back up your case with some proof, or at least some compelling evidence.
Post on Feb 23, 2011 by Chris Bauer
Stanford is opening a new computing center to study visual computing, user experience and user interaction.
Post on Feb 01, 2011 by Laura Khalil
Imagine a world where games could influence the actions of others. A team at Stanford has taken the first step towards creating biotic games.
Post on Jan 18, 2011 by Laura Khalil
A new generation of eco-centric builders and designers are embarking on a $250 million project to raise, retrofit and re-power buildings across the 8,000-acre campus, in the hopes of slashing Stanford’s greenhouse gas emissions to 20 percent below 1990 levels in just 10 years.
Post on Aug 24, 2010 by Sheraz Sadiq
Imagine a medical disease that afflicts eighteen million people in the U.S., for which more than 160 million prescriptions were filled in 2008, that is one of the leading causes of disability in the U.S., but a disease for which no definitive medical model of pathology exists.
Post on Sep 22, 2009 by Sheraz Sadiq
Here in the Bay Area, we're known the world around as foodies, especially given the recent popularity of the Slow Food Festival. As we approach the biggest food holiday of the year, it's a great opportunity to think about the science behind all of these scrumptious meals.
Post on Nov 20, 2008 by Kishore Hari
Bio-inspired design borrows its creative inspiration from models and systems in nature, that is, plant and animal parts that have been slowly tweaked for over 3.8 billion years. But that doesn't mean that nature's designs are perfect.
Post on Oct 21, 2008 by Joan Johnson
The DARPA Grand Challenge is one of the most unusual car races in the world. In this race, the cars drive themselves – no remote controls needed. And the contest is not a game. It could change the way all of us drive. We visited the leading Bay Area team, the Stanford Racing Team, as [...]
Post on Nov 01, 2007 by Lauren Sommer