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Fri, 08/16/2019
Stanford engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. It’s all part of a system called BodyNet.
Fri, 08/16/2019
Atomically thin materials developed by Stanford researchers could create heat shields for cell phones or laptops that would protect people and temperature-sensitive components and make future electronic gadgets even more compact.
Wed, 08/07/2019
A recipe for creating a microscopic crystal structure that can hold two wavelengths of light at once is a step toward faster telecommunications and quantum computers.
Tue, 08/06/2019
Birds can perch on a wide variety of surfaces, thick or thin, rough or slick. But can they find stable footing if a branch is covered in Teflon? In the interest of making better robots, Stanford researchers found out.
Tue, 07/30/2019
If a character in a virtual environment drops a plate, software can generate that sound at just the right time.
Mon, 07/29/2019
By analyzing single particles of light, this camera system can reconstruct room-size scenes and moving objects that are hidden around a corner. This work could someday help autonomous cars and robots see better.
Thu, 07/25/2019
Physicists were stunned when two twisted sheets of graphene showed signs of superconductivity. Now Stanford scientists have shown that the wonder material also generates a type of magnetism once only dreamed of theoretically.
Wed, 07/24/2019
A device that eavesdrops on the quantum whispers of atoms could form the basis of a new type of quantum computer.
Wed, 07/24/2019
Researchers are designing a nanoscale photon diode – a necessary component that could bring us closer to faster, more energy-efficient computers and communications that replace electricity with light.
Sun, 07/21/2019
Scientific discovery games have been speeding otherwise time-consuming biomedical research. Players also experience real-world science, which is often otherwise hidden behind laboratory doors.

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