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Big advance in wireless charging of moving electric cars

Stanford scientists have developed a way to wirelessly deliver electricity to moving objects, such as electric cars.

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Stanford researchers create new special-purpose computer

A new type of computer can solve problems that are a challenge for traditional computers.

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Stanford engineers develop a plastic clothing material that cools the skin

Researchers have engineered a low-cost plastic material that could become the basis for clothing that cools the wearer.

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Two Stanford professors win prestigious Kavli Prizes

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.

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Nine Stanford faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences | Stanford News

Nine Stanford faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences | Stanford News

The faculty members have been elected to receive one of the highest honors for an American scientist in recognition of their achievements in original research.

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Stanford scientists celebrate technological advances that finally made gravitational wave detection possible

An international team of scientists has taken a step toward understanding the universe.

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Stanford engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space

Stanford Report, November 26, 2014 Stanford engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space

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Stanford engineers invent transparent coating that cools solar cells to boost efficiency

Stanford engineers have invented a transparent material that improves the efficiency of solar cells by radiating thermal energy (heat) into space.

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