Biomedical innovation takes off in India, with Stanford roots
A program that blends India's frugal mindset with Stanford's entrepreneurial atmosphere has generated low-cost solutions to high-tech medical needs.
Resilience is the theme of Stanford's summer reading program for incoming students
Members of the Class of 2019 are reading books selected by President John Hennessy. The Three Books program serves as an intellectual springboard for freshmen and transfer students.
Stanford researchers find surprising level of tick-borne disease risk on local trails
Study reveals mysterious pathogen in higher concentrations than thought in trailside ticks in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Stanford engineers develop a wireless, fully implantable device to stimulate nerves in mice
A blue glowing device the size of a peppercorn can activate neurons of the brain, spinal cord or limbs in mice and is powered wirelessly using the mouse's own body to transfer energy. Developed by a Stanford Bio-X team, the device is the first to deliver optogenetic nerve stimulation in a fully implantable format.
Stanford research shows how to improve students' critical thinking about scientific evidence
Physicists at Stanford and the University of British Columbia have found that encouraging students to repeatedly make decisions about data collected during introductory lab courses improves their critical thinking skills.
Members of Presidential Search Committee announced; Isaac Stein will chair
Stanford researchers unveil virtual reality headset that reduces eye fatigue, nausea
Device creates a dramatically more natural virtual reality experience than what is present in today's leading headsets.
After 20 years, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy thrives on the web
The Stanford scholars who founded the groundbreaking online encyclopedia say that the project owes its success to the unique way it organizes its community of contributors, editors and users.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell steps into virtual reality at Stanford lab
During a visit to Jeremy Bailenson's Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell learned how virtual experiences could improve training and officiating, and also teach players empathy on a variety of social issues.
Stanford researcher declares that the sixth mass extinction is here
Paul Ehrlich and others use conservative estimates to prove that species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise.
'You've got to find what you love,' Jobs says
This is a prepared text of the Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, on June 12, 2005.