Stanford researchers determine that the ideal temperature for the spread of mosquito-born diseases like dengue, chikungunya and Zika is 29 degrees C. This finding helps predict disease outbreaks in a warming world.
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FLEXIBLE, ORGANIC AND BIODEGRADABLE: A NEW WAVE OF ELECTRONICS
A new semiconductor developed by Stanford researchers is as flexible as skin and easily degradable. It could have diverse medical and environmental applications, without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
Op-eds written by Stanford students in a new environmental advocacy and policy course have begun to be published – one outcome of a class that teaches students how to advocate for environmental policy issues.
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NEW COURSE TACKLES DESIGNING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
A new course teaches undergraduates how to design for people with physical disabilities. Each week, students learn about a different disability, then brainstorm design ideas to address issues and present their work to the class.
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INNOVATION TRANSFER PROGRAM HELPS STUDENTS MAKE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IDEAS A REALITY