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Mar 2 2017 | Scientific American Awards, Fellow, Research, Stanford
The flow patterns starfish larvae generate while going about their business have an otherworldly beauty Want an easy (and mesmerizing) art project? Gently squish a starfish larva between a glass slide and cover slip and add tiny beads to the surrounding water. Place under microscope. This will be...
Mar 1 2017 | Forbes Fellow, Research, Stanford
When Timnit Gebru attended a prestigious AI research conference last year, she counted 6 black people in the audience out of an estimated 8,500. And only one black woman: herself.
Feb 27 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford scholars encourage more healthcare professionals to place emphasis on the importance of people’s mindsets and social context in healing. A growing body of research has shown that people’s mindsets have measurable physical results. People’s expectations to heal and the social context...
Feb 27 2017 | Stanford News Announcement, Stanford, Students
Jennifer Widom, a professor of computer science and electrical engineering at Stanford University for 24 years, has been named dean of the School of Engineering, Provost Persis Drell announced Monday.
Feb 23 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford doctoral candidate Blake Francis hopes to create a framework that governments could use to evaluate their climate change policies and consider when it’s morally justified for them to emit greenhouse gases. Lawmakers around the world struggle to create policies that balance their nations’...