Stanford researchers are planning to launch new tests on a possible drug to treat the Ebola virus. Early tests on a repurposed cancer drug were inconclusive and more data is needed.
Two students reflect on their experiences at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Predominantly White Institutions (PWI).
At the Stanford School of Medicine’s annual Health Matters conference, Manu Prakash showcased the Foldscope, a microscope that costs less than a dollar and has a resolution of 700 nanometers.
A year ago, Stanford janitor Hugo Mendoza wasn’t able to speak a single word in English. However, his life has been transformed since he joined “Habla.”
Many football fans don’t really know what goes into the product they see on the field weekly throughout the season. Get a glimpse into Stanford’s play-calling philosophy through the minds and words of the Stanford coaching staff.
If you had a 50-50 chance of inheriting a deadly genetic disease, would you get tested to learn your fate? Kristen Powers had to make that decision while still in high school — and it has shaped the course of her life.
A population boom in the 1970s helped make the Bering Sea’s walleye pollock the most valuable fishery in the United States. Scientists are still debating what caused the unexpected surge.
Take 50 Stanford University engineering students, give them $250,000 and two years, and what do you get? An affordable net-zero energy house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon.
For three decades, Stanford students have run co-operative living spaces in Palo Alto houses named after Grateful Dead songs. House culture emphasizes sustainable living and sharing chores. View the video.