Science and Technology11.26.14
A new ultrathin multilayered material can cool buildings without air conditioning by radiating warmth from inside the buildings into space while also reflecting sunlight to reduce incoming heat.
An interdisciplinary team of scientists has convened to map the origins of mental illnesses in the brain and develop noninvasive technologies to treat the conditions.
Stanford researchers bridge education and neuroscience to strengthen the growing field of educational neuroscience
As methods of imaging the brain improve, neuroscientists and educators can now identify changes in children's brains as they learn, and start to develop ways of personalizing instruction for kids who are falling behind.
Stanford engineers have designed a controllable adhesive system that can stick to glass and support a person's weight.
Results from a brain-imaging study led scientists into a medical mystery going back to 1881, involving a disputed brain pathway discovered by one scientist and ignored by others.
Sheri Sheppard receives a national honor for her innovative approach to teaching undergraduate students in a hands-on, problem-solving way that transforms large classes into small group learning laboratories.
Thanks to a Hewlett Foundation grant, the Stanford Cyber Initiative will address the crucial and complex opportunities and challenges raised by cyber-technologies.
Machine learning takes computer vision to the next level with a system that can describe objects and put them into context.
A new computer model could identify unknown chemical mechanisms that could improve energy production and storage, or the development of new medicines.
By disrupting Siberian hamsters' circadian clocks, Stanford scientists have identified a part of the brain that, when misfiring, inhibits memory.
Distinguished Stanford engineers are honored for their impact on our lives and the world.
Stanford hosted the second annual Breakthrough Prize Symposium to celebrate the biggest advances in physics, life sciences and mathematics, and to discuss strategies for generating funding and excitement for basic research.
A Stanford-led report, presented at a forum with California Gov. Jerry Brown, points the way to technological innovation in the water sector.
With its Nov. 11 symposium, the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment marks a decade of interdisciplinary breakthroughs at Stanford with panels on innovation, collaboration and the future of environmental solutions.
In mechanical engineering course ME 202, students learn how to turn open-source smartphone operating systems into powerful control of mechatronic devices.