Oil spills and coastal resilience
Two Stanford scientists found hope and learned lessons for improving disaster response after oil spills hit close to home.
February 15, 2023
A new approach to teaching science can help inoculate against misinformation, Stanford researchers say
Stanford scholars Jonathan Osborne and Daniel Pimentel make a case for “a fundamental shift” in K-12 science education.
November 21, 2022
Beavers will become a bigger boon to river water quality as U.S. West warms, Stanford study finds
American beaver populations are booming in the western United States as conditions grow hotter and drier.
November 08, 2022
Stanford exoskeleton walks out into the real world
For years, the Stanford Biomechatronics Laboratory has captured imaginations with their exoskeleton emulators – lab-based robotic devices that help wearers...
October 12, 2022
Stanford researchers develop new tool for targeted cell control
Thanks to new RNA vaccines, we humans have been able to protect ourselves incredibly quickly from new viruses like SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
October 05, 2022
Examining the marginalization of Muslims in India
When Feyaad Allie traveled to India in the summer to explore research possibilities after his second year at Stanford, he had a general interest in studying the
September 26, 2022
Sixteen Stanford Students and alumni awarded Fulbright Grants
Sixteen Stanford seniors, graduate students, and alumni have been awarded grants to pursue special projects abroad next year with funding from the Fulbright U.S.
June 07, 2022
New hardware created by Stanford team shows a way to develop delicate quantum technologies based on tiny mechanical devices
Stanford University researchers have developed a key experimental device for future quantum physics-based technologies that borrows a page from current, everyday
April 21, 2022
Stanford engineers develop a simple delivery method that enhances a promising cancer treatment
One cutting-edge cancer treatment exciting researchers today involves collecting and reprogramming a patient’s T cells – a special set of immune cells – then put
April 08, 2022
Stanford’s EDGE Fellowship supports diversity in graduate education
For PhD students belonging to groups that are underrepresented in their chosen fields of study, navigating graduate school can pose unique challenges.
March 08, 2022
Stanford scientists combine AI and atomic-scale images in pursuit of better batteries
Today’s rechargeable batteries are a wonder, but far from perfect. Eventually, they all wear out, begetting expensive replacements and recycling.
February 17, 2022
Stanford engineers and physicists study quantum characteristics of ‘combs’ of light
Unlike the jumble of frequencies produced by the light that surrounds us in daily life, each frequency of light in a specialized light source known as a “soliton
December 16, 2021
Stanford research reveals a hidden obstacle for women in academia
For more than a decade,
December 16, 2021
In their words: Indigenous and Native-identifying students reflect on their experience at Stanford
Stanford is home to 450 Indigenous and Native-identifying students. They represent tribes and communities from across the country and around the world.
November 15, 2021
Stanford researchers design a frugal way to study complex systems and materials
To celebrate the 60th birthday of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway in 1889, the journal Acta Mathematica offered a prize for manuscripts that could he
November 15, 2021
Stanford researchers develop a quantum simulator that exhibits the building blocks of sound
When sound was first incorporated into movies in the 1920s, it opened up new possibilities for filmmakers such as music and spoken dialogue.
November 10, 2021
Stanford charges committee with developing implementation recommendations for proposal for new institute on study of race, ethnicity and society
Provost Persis Drell told the Faculty Senate Thursday that a committee has been charged with developing recommendations for a process to create a new institute o
October 22, 2021
How to teach data science in K-12 schools? Stanford-led team launches “Big Ideas”
Amid a growing push for schools to better prepare young people to navigate a world awash in data, a team of scholars led by Stanford Graduate School of Education
October 13, 2021
Living near oil and gas wells increases air pollution exposure, according to Stanford research
In a 14-year analysis of air quality across California, Stanford researchers observed higher levels of air pollutants within 2.5 miles of oil and gas wells, like
October 12, 2021
Stanford researchers develop an intervention that cuts recidivism among children reentering school from the justice system
For a child leaving juvenile detention, building a relationship with a teacher who believes in them can make all the difference.
October 05, 2021