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fuel cell /Chueh Lab

Stanford engineer helps figure out how to make more efficient fuel cells

Using high-brilliance X-rays, researchers track the process that fuel cells use to produce electricity, knowledge that will help make large-scale alternative energy power systems more practical and reliable.

Museum of Applied Art, Cologne

Stanford art historian uncovers commodity culture in Mondrian's legacy

Through a study of the interplay between consumerism and the work of Piet Mondrian, Stanford art historian Nancy Troy uncovers how social forces shaped the artist's legacy.

Students working on birds with taxidermist standing by/Photo: Jeremy Moffett

Stanford freshmen take a new approach to scientific inquiry

Stanford recently completed the first year of SIMILE, a residential learning program focused on studying science, technology and medicine by exploring their historical, cultural and social contexts.

Shiite militia in Iraq

ISIS terrorist group is a potential threat to U.S., Stanford scholar says

Stanford terrorism expert Martha Crenshaw says the terrorist group known as ISIS poses a danger to the United States in the future if it grows more powerful.