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Oct 22 2021 | Stanford Engineering Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
For decades the auto industry crash tested new models for safety considerations the old-fashioned way: They crashed them – over and over and over again. It was slow and expensive, but it worked. Today those tests have given way to computer simulations that are so reliable that rarely, if ever, are...
Oct 22 2021 | Stanford Report Events, Faculty, Stanford
Stanford will mark the university’s inaugural Democracy Day on Tuesday, Nov. 2, with a daylong series of events, beginning with Donuts & Democracy – an exercise in deliberative polling – and ending with “Boys State,” an award-winning documentary film. Undergraduate and graduate students are...
Oct 22 2021 | Stanford Medicine Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
When the delta variant of the coronavirus hit the Sierra Conservation Center — a low- to medium-security prison for men in California — residents who had received the Moderna vaccine were well protected against symptomatic infection, according to Stanford-led research.
Oct 20 2021 | Stanford Report Stanford, Students, VPGE
Dear students, You may have heard about a student-led initiative recently passed by the Faculty Senate that made Election Day in the United States an academic calendar holiday. From this point forward, Stanford will celebrate Democracy Day every year with a program of activities encouraging you to...
Oct 15 2021 | Stanford Medicine Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Clues from a blood sample can predict how quickly patients who have had hip-replacement surgery will make a full recovery, according to a new study led by Stanford Medicine researchers. The hope is that the blood test will provide insights into things patients can do before and after surgery, such...

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