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Apr 7 2015 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
The technique, called cathodoluminescence tomography, could assist in the development of high-efficiency solar cells and LEDS, or improve the way biological systems are visualized. To design the next generation of optical devices, ranging from efficient solar panels to LEDs to optical transistors,...
Apr 6 2015 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
The new aluminum-ion battery could replace many of the lithium-ion and alkaline batteries in wide use today. Stanford University scientists have invented the first high-performance aluminum battery that's fast-charging, long-lasting and inexpensive. Researchers say the new technology offers a safe...
Mar 27 2015 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford research shows that in social hierarchies, moral stigma spreads down more than up. Moral suspicion trickles down social hierarchies, making a top leader's ethical transgressions especially damaging for the careers and reputations of colleagues and subordinates, according to new Stanford...
Mar 26 2015 | Stanford Graduate School of Business Fellow, Research, Stanford
A scholar says being ambitious doesn't necessarily mean being aggressive. Business leaders often assume that they must maintain a competitive mindset, especially when they are negotiating a big deal. But seeing business interactions as cooperative rather than confrontational can often produce...
Mar 25 2015 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford psychologist Jeanne Tsai found that Americans tend to focus on the positive in expressions of sympathy while Germans focus on the negative. The research showed that how much people wanted to avoid negative emotion influenced their expressions of sympathy more than how negative they...

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