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Jan 7 2015 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Enzymes are crucial for assisting virtually all biological processes, but there has been little consensus on how they work. Steven Boxer and his students have found that the electrostatic field within an enzyme accounts for the lion's share of its success. The study was co-authored by Stephen Fried...
Dec 19 2014 | Stanford News Research, Stanford, Students
By recreating a classic experiment, Stanford psychologists find that altruistic behavior may be governed more by relationships, even brief ones, than instincts. Stanford psychology graduate student and researcher Rodolfo Cortes Barragan is an Autumn 2014 DDRO award recipient, DARE Fellow, and EDGE...
Dec 16 2014 | Stanford News Research, Stanford, Students
Stanford researchers are building layers of logic and memory into skyscraper chips that are smaller, faster, cheaper – and taller. Team member Max Shulaker is a 2011 SGF Fellow. Read the full article
Dec 15 2014 | Newsletter Events, Newsletter, Students, VPGE
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Dec 11 2014 | Stanford News Research, Stanford, Students
Using a new algorithm, Stanford engineers can design and build a prism-like silicon structure that can bend light at right angles. The goal is to transmit data faster and more efficiently via optical rather than electrical signals. Team member Alexander Piggott is a 2013 SGF Fellow. Read the full...