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Jun 22 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
A new lithium-based electrolyte invented by Stanford University scientists could pave the way for the next generation of battery-powered electric vehicles. In a study published June 22 in Nature Energy, Stanford researchers demonstrate how their novel electrolyte design boosts the performance of...
Jun 12 2020 | Stanford Earth Awards, Fellow, Stanford, Students
Weathering the stresses of a pandemic that sent students to a foreign online learning environment followed by police brutality and systemic racism, 2020 graduates of the School of Earth Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth) are a resilient bunch. In a virtual recognition of their...
Jun 3 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Even among healthy people, a faltering memory is often an expected part of aging – but it’s not inevitable.
May 27 2020 | Stanford Earth Education, Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Stanford Earth recently transitioned the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) into its new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative. As part an effort to celebrate and discuss identity, even diversity within broad categories such as Asian American, four Stanford Earth members share how...
May 14 2020 | Stanford News Announcement, Fellow, Stanford, Students
Student Affairs recently filled two staff positions that serve Stanford students. Long-time Stanford staff member Snehal Naik and fifth-year doctoral student Abiya Ahmed are assuming new leadership roles in the Office of Student Engagement and The Markaz, respectively. Here, they share what’s new...
May 11 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
A Stanford research team has developed a way to boost the effectiveness of the insulin injections people with diabetes routinely take to control their blood sugar.
Mar 23 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
The technology that powers the nation’s leading automated speech recognition systems makes twice as many errors when interpreting words spoken by African Americans as when interpreting the same words spoken by whites, according to a new study by researchers at Stanford Engineering. While the study...
Mar 22 2020 | Stanford Earth Awards, Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Four Stanford Earth researchers have been selected to receive 2019 Outstanding Student Paper Awards (OSPAs) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU): PhD candidates Tyler Kukla, Chayawan (Earth) Jaikla, Indraneel (Neel) Kasmalkar, and Anna Broome.
Mar 20 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new device for connecting the brain directly to silicon-based technologies. While brain-machine interface devices already exist – and are used for prosthetics, disease treatment and brain research – this latest device can record more data while...
Mar 2 2020 | Stanford News Education, Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Although women are graduating with science degrees in increasing numbers, their representation diminishes by the time they reach more senior levels. To give women a sense of belonging in STEM departments – and ultimately ensure the world benefits from their ideas and insights – over a dozen groups...

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