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Aug 30 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
As wildfires become commonplace in the western U.S. and around the world, checking the daily air quality warning has become as routine as checking the weather. But what people do with that data – whether it drives them to slip on a mask before stepping outside or seal up their homes against smoke...
Jun 30 2021 | Stanford Business Insights Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
In just a few years, public DNA databases have emerged as powerful tools for solving genetic mysteries. They’ve been used to locate long-lost relatives and help adopted children find their biological parents. They’re perhaps best known for helping cops solve cold cases, from IDing anonymous bodies...
Apr 15 2021 | HAI Fellow, Research, Stanford
Voice-controlled digital assistants like Siri and Alexa have become more and more adept at responding appropriately to user requests — but enabling users to hold a real conversation with such bots remains a huge challenge. Anyone who’s played around with these AIs knows there’s a world of...
Mar 10 2021 | Stanford Graduate School of Business Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
What are typical work hours here? Do teammates do things together outside work? If I have an idea for changing something, what’s the best way to raise it? Those are questions a new member of any organizational team might have.
Mar 3 2021 | Stanford Earth Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Coastal communities at the forefront of climate change reveal valuable approaches to foster adaptability and resilience, according to a worldwide analysis of small-scale fisheries by Stanford University researchers.
Jan 20 2021 | Stanford Medicine Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Suppose Smokey Bear were to lose it and start setting forest fires instead of putting them out. That roughly describes the behavior of certain cells of our immune system that become increasingly irascible as we grow older. Instead of stamping out embers, they stoke the flames of chronic...
Dec 4 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Scientists striving to understand how and when volcanoes might erupt face a challenge: many of the processes take place deep underground in lava tubes churning with dangerous molten Earth. Upon eruption, any subterranean markers that could have offered clues leading up to a blast are often...
Nov 25 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Most solar cells today are made with refined silicon that turns sunlight into clean electricity. Unfortunately, the process of refining silicon is far from clean, requiring vast amounts of energy from carbon-emitting power plants. For a greener alternative to silicon, researchers have focused on...
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...
Feb 19 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Battery performance can make or break the electric vehicle experience, from driving range to charging time to the lifetime of the car. Now, artificial intelligence has made dreams like recharging an EV in the time it takes to stop at a gas station a more likely reality, and could help improve...

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