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Mar 11 2021 | Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
When the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic one year ago today, a team of Stanford Health Policy faculty and researchers swiftly assembled to launch a modeling framework to investigate the epidemiology of COVID-19 and evaluate the policy responses.
Mar 11 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
A little competition is never a bad thing, especially when it comes to fledging neurons growing in the brain, finds a new Stanford University study.
Mar 3 2021 | Stanford Earth Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Coastal communities at the forefront of climate change reveal valuable approaches to foster adaptability and resilience, according to a worldwide analysis of small-scale fisheries by Stanford University researchers.
Mar 1 2021 | The Dish Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Stanford Earth graduate student MATT LEES has been selected to receive an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award is given to promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical...
Feb 16 2021 | Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Babies who are born early are likely to face adverse neurocognitive and behavioral outcomes as they go from kindergarten through high school, according to new Stanford research. A full-term birth is typically between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy, but births between 32 and 36 weeks are considered...
Jan 27 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Today, the average American is unlikely to spend time worrying about malaria. Although the disease is commonly perceived to be restricted to other parts of the world, it played a significant role in shaping American history. It even helped turn the tide of the American Revolutionary War by...
Jan 27 2021 | HAI Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Each of us continuously generates a stream of data. When we buy a coffee, watch a romcom or action movie, or visit the gym or the doctor’s office (tracked by our phones), we hand over our data to companies that hope to make money from that information – either by using it to train an AI system to...
Jan 13 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Water isn’t just crucial for life, it’s fundamental to increasing opportunities for women and girls in rural areas across the globe. A new Stanford study reveals how bringing piped water closer to remote households in Zambia dramatically improves the lives of women and girls, while also improving...
Jan 11 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Smartwatches and other battery-powered electronics would be even smarter if they could run AI algorithms. But efforts to build AI-capable chips for mobile devices have so far hit a wall – the so-called “memory wall” that separates data processing and memory chips that must work together to meet the...
Dec 18 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
As people brace themselves for a long winter of cold weather, short days and COVID-19 lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders, they might find inspiration from Norwegians about how to handle the dark months ahead, according to Stanford scholar Kari Leibowitz.