Stanford researchers develop a new way to identify bacteria in fluids
An innovative adaptation of the technology in an old inkjet printer plus AI-assisted imaging leads to a faster, cheaper way to spot bacteria in blood, wastewater, and more.
March 02, 2023
Oil spills and coastal resilience
Two Stanford scientists found hope and learned lessons for improving disaster response after oil spills hit close to home.
February 15, 2023
Researchers take a step toward novel quantum simulators
If scaled up successfully, the team's new system could help answer questions about certain kinds of superconductors and other unusual states of matter.
January 30, 2023
Stanford scientists illuminate barrier to next-generation battery that charges very quickly
In the race for fast-charging, energy-dense lithium metal batteries, researchers discovered why the promising solid electrolyte version has not performed as hoped.
January 30, 2023
Can We Improve Psychotherapy by Quantifying Therapists’ Language?
Stanford researchers have created a set of open-source tools to measure therapists’ timing, responsiveness, and consistency to better understand what works.
January 04, 2023
Stanford researchers study frog spatial skills
Stanford-led study of poison frogs in tiny trackable pants tests two theories for sex differences in spatial skills.
December 14, 2022
New Stanford chip-scale laser isolator could transform photonics
Using well-known materials and manufacturing processes, researchers have built an effective, passive, ultrathin laser isolator that opens new research avenues in photonics.
December 01, 2022
A new approach to teaching science can help inoculate against misinformation, Stanford researchers say
Stanford scholars Jonathan Osborne and Daniel Pimentel make a case for “a fundamental shift” in K-12 science education.
November 21, 2022
Tax rebates for solar power ineffective for low-income Americans, but a different incentive works
Tax rebates for installing residential solar power have done little to spur adoption in low-income communities in the United States, while a less common incentive seems to...
November 18, 2022
Beavers will become a bigger boon to river water quality as U.S. West warms, Stanford study finds
American beaver populations are booming in the western United States as conditions grow hotter and drier.
November 08, 2022
‘Gentle’ islet cell transplant cures mice of diabetes with few side effects, Stanford Medicine researchers say
A technique developed at Stanford Medicine allows mice with diabetes to accept unmatched islet cells and durably restores blood sugar control without immunosuppression or...
November 08, 2022
How much microplastic do whales eat? Up to 10 million pieces per day, Stanford research finds
The largest animals ever known to have lived on Earth ingest the tiniest specks of plastic in colossal amounts, Stanford University scientists have found.
November 01, 2022
Stanford exoskeleton walks out into the real world
For years, the Stanford Biomechatronics Laboratory has captured imaginations with their exoskeleton emulators – lab-based robotic devices that help wearers...
October 12, 2022
Inaugural IDEAL Provostial Scholars Conference to explore how racism manifests across systems
Foremost scholars of race and ethnicity from throughout the country and across disciplines will gather Oct.
October 06, 2022
Stanford researchers develop new tool for targeted cell control
Thanks to new RNA vaccines, we humans have been able to protect ourselves incredibly quickly from new viruses like SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
October 05, 2022
Examining the marginalization of Muslims in India
When Feyaad Allie traveled to India in the summer to explore research possibilities after his second year at Stanford, he had a general interest in studying the
September 26, 2022
Stanford Medicine study: SARS-CoV-2 infects fat tissue, creates inflammatory storm cloud
Is SARS-CoV-2 hiding in your fat cells?
September 22, 2022
A New Strategy to Speed Up Cold Case Investigations
For nearly 37 years, she was known as Buckskin Girl — a young, anonymous murder victim found outside Dayton, Ohio, wearing a deer-hide poncho.
September 14, 2022
When It Comes to Communication from the Top, Less Isn’t More
A boss who overloads you with information may be frustrating, but one who leaves you in the dark may come off as uncaring.
September 12, 2022
How an “Impact Mindset” Unites Activists of Different Races
After the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in May 2020, more than 15 million Americans took to the streets to protest racial injustice.
September 08, 2022