Stanford News: June 16, 2017
Space robots that are traveling through space, hauling debris and exploring distant asteroids, may hold the technological key to problems facing drones and autonomous cars here on Earth.
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Stanford News: May 3, 2017
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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Stanford News: May 1, 2017
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.
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Stanford News: July 21, 2017
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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Stanford News: April 21, 2017
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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Stanford News: June 6, 2017
Sustainable energy ideas get a start with the TomKat Center Innovation Transfer Program, which helps student teams turn their concepts and designs into commercial products.
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