Stanford University News
News on Stanford University continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel poses for photos, in Los Angeles.
If you have Apple's word-processing application, Pages, on your Mac, then you can find an Easter egg that honors Steve Jobs: the text of his 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University.
Something very exciting happened earlier this summer: the dumb blonde stereotype was shattered.
This Bloomberg story by John Lauerman and Jennifer Surane about sexual assault and hook-up culture on college campuses contains the worst two paragraphs I've read all day: Some men feel that too much responsibility for preventing sexual assault has been put on their shoulders , said Chris Herries, a senior at Stanford University.
When investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine applied light-driven stimulation to nerve cells in the brains of mice that had suffered strokes several days earlier, the mice showed significantly greater recovery in motor ability than mice that had experienced strokes but whose brains weren't stimulated.
One of the greatest benefits of being affiliated with a major university is the opportunities that often arise to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration .
The Rice Lake Chronotype The party line among the companies that use hydraulic fracturing to get at hard to reach oil and gas deposits has always been that they drill at depths far below the aquifers we use for drinking water.
Dr. Gerard Rabalais , chairman of the department of pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, plans to take a six-month sabbatical at the beginning of next year.
Richard Serra's "Sequence" is 235 tons of steel that you can walk through, like a maze with no corners.
They might not have feather dusters, brooms or even arms and legs, but bivalves - such as clams, mussels and oysters - make good underwater maids, a new study suggests.
The fifth annual Musica Sacra St. Louis conference will explore "The Beauty of the Mass Ordinary" and "English Language Adaptations of the Mass Propers".
Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills Drills on addition, multiplication help, researchers say Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/08/19/peek-brain-shows-kids-learn-math-skills/14314229/ Teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches third-graders a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School ... (more)
The virtual workplace is growing, and companies are taking notice. Currently, 34 million Americans work remotely at least partially, and this number is expected to grow to 63 million by 2016.
Stanford University researchers have found a way to realize what's been called the 'Holy Grail' of battery-design research -- designing a pure lithium anode for lithium-based batteries.
It's been a fairly cool summer in our area, with only a few days that had temperatures over 90 degrees.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 01:54 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC