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Students in Allison Okamura’s freshman Introductory Seminar designed touch-based devices to help pedestrians navigate, enhance a classic game and create depth perception for the blind.
A new home for interdisciplinary life sciences at Stanford, set to open in mid-2019, reached an important milestone on Friday when workers put the building’s highest steel beam in place, an event known as “topping out.”
Medical experts at Stanford and their colleagues at several other universities have raised ethical questions about the way a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy is being used.
Using safe sound waves to deliver both energy and instructions, a team of researchers unveil a family of ‘electroceuticals’ — tiny devices designed to diagnose and treat disease.
Nov 29 2017 | Stanford Engineering
From the understated opulence of a Bentley to the stalwart family minivan to the utilitarian pickup, Americans know that the car you drive is an outward statement of personality.
Nov 22 2017 | Stanford Engineering
With a new genetic tool to study how flies detect scents, researchers take a step toward developing techniques to repair the faulty wiring behind human brain disorders.
Kids who recover more quickly from stress share certain traits, says GSE professor Jelena Obradović
Nov 16 2017 | Stanford Engineering
​Mechanical engineer Scott Delp has created OpenSim, a tool to model the complex choreography of nerve, bone and muscle.
The grant will help Stanford investigators find out if variants in many different autism-linked genes trigger the condition by affecting molecular pathways and cellular processes.
The Stanford research suggests that any conclusions about stem cell function based on studies of stem cells in lab dishes may now need to be reconsidered in light of the fact that the cells’ biology changes during isolation.

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