The Computational Vision and Geometry Lab has developed a robot prototype that could soon autonomously move among us, following normal human social etiquettes. It's named 'Jackrabbot' after the springy hares that bounce around campus.
Carla Shatz has won the Kavli Neuroscience Prize for her work in understanding how the brain forms the proper connections and Calvin Quate has won the Kavli Nanoscience Prize for his lead role in inventing the atomic force microscope.
Stanford University did everything within its power to assure that justice was served in this case, including an immediate police investigation and referral to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office for a successful prosecution.
Inside Justice offers an in-depth exposure to the criminal justice system through visits to local jails, state prisons, juvenile detention facilities, specialty courts, criminal sentencing, appellate hearings and lifer parole hearings.
Stanford political scientist Beatriz Magaloni will lead an initiative to examine police corruption in Mexico, improve training and accountability, reduce the influence of organized crime and boost citizen trust in law enforcement.
Scientists have found that while individuals exhibit increasing preferences for those with similar traits in deciding whom to marry, there are not similar changes in how genetics are associated within spousal pairs.