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Aug 17 2017 | Stanford Medicine Awards, Fellow, Research, Stanford
It is now possible to scour complete human genomes for the presence of disease-associated genes without revealing any genetic information not directly associated with the inquiry, say Stanford University researchers. This “genome cloaking” technique, devised by biologists, computer scientists and...
Aug 4 2017 | Stanford News Awards, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford environmental engineers have developed a planning tool called AquaCharge that helps urban water utilities develop efficient, cost-effective systems to replenish aquifers.
Jul 24 2017 | Science Fellow, Research, Stanford
You’re at home playing a virtual reality (VR) game on the Oculus Rift, dodging zombies like a pro. But then you step too far back or look behind you, and suddenly you’re frozen in space, as the system’s infrared cameras can no longer see the lights on your goggles and it loses track of you. Instant...
Jul 10 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
A global study based on daily steps counted by smartphones discovers “activity inequality.” It’s similar to income inequality, except that the “step-poor” are prone to obesity while the “step-rich” tend toward fitness and health.
Jun 28 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford researchers are exploring how corals that re-colonized Bikini Atoll after nuclear bomb tests 70 years ago have adapted to persistent radiation. Their work is featured in a PBS series.
Jun 16 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Most of the fuel additive ethanol used in the U.S. is made from corn. But new research reveals that copper can turn carbon dioxide into ethanol without using corn or other plants.

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