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Scientists at Caltech and Stanford University want to turn jellyfish into deep-sea explorers that could be directed around the ocean, recording info as they travel. In a paper published in the journal ...
Thursday, 30 January 2020
... a big risk of them bursting into flames either. Stanford engineers have developed a new kind of solid polymer battery that can stretch without breaking and doesn't contain liquid or gel that might seep ...
Friday, 24 January 2020
Mensa UK has invited Muhammad Haryz Nadzim, a 3-year-old Malaysian boy living in England, to join the self-described "High IQ Society." Haryz scored 142 on the Stanford-Binet intelligence test and was ...
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
To be able to develop unmanned aerial systems (UAS) more maneuverable than current models, roboticists are drawing inspiration from birds. A team of researchers from Stanford University's Lentink ...
Friday, 17 January 2020
PigeonBot is a robotic bird outfitted with real pigeon feathers that move to reshape its wings like an actual bird. Developed by researchers in Stanford's LentinkLab, the remote-controlled PigeonBot demonstrates ...
Friday, 17 January 2020
... a multi-year effort by a Stanford-based research team... Read all  ...
Saturday, 21 December 2019
Apple has released its Research app and opened up its latest iPhone and Watch health studies, just after the results of its heart-rate project with Stanford emerged. This time around, it's hoping ...
Thursday, 14 November 2019
The Stanford researchers that conducted Apple's Heart Study have published their paper in the New England Journal of Medicine. They previously released the study's preliminary results, but you ...
Thursday, 14 November 2019
Joshua Browder created Donotpay as a teenager at Stanford: originally it was a chatbot that helped you beat traffic tickets, but it has since expanded (thanks to an infusion of venture capital) into a ...
Monday, 28 October 2019
Donotpay started as a project to help people automatically fight parking tickets, before its then-teenaged creator, the UK-born Stanford computer science undergrad Joshua Browder expanded it to help ...
Friday, 18 October 2019
[Stanford's Daphne Keller is a preeminent cyberlawyer and one of the world's leading experts on "intermediary liability" -- that is, when an online service should be held responsible for the actions of ...
Friday, 27 September 2019
12. Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, RIP
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... From Rolling Stone: While Hunter and Garcia played in a few bluegrass bands together, the former passed on an offer to join Garcia’s pre-Grateful Dead jug band to focus instead on writing. At Stanford, ...
Wednesday, 25 September 2019
13. Why chess wrecks the bodies of grandmasters
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... Sapolsky, who studies stress in primates at Stanford University, says a chess player can burn up to 6,000 calories a day while playing in a tournament, three times what an average person consumes in a ...
Monday, 16 September 2019
Judge Aaron Persky, who sentenced Stanford rapist Brock Turner to a mere six months in jail (for which he served only three), is now coaching a girls tennis team at Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California. ...
Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Open Culture and Class Central compiled a list of thousands of enticing free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and lectures from top-shelf educators at great universities like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard.  ...
Thursday, 05 September 2019
Meet Chanel Miller, the woman who was Emily Doe in the trial of rapist Brock Turner, a man treated with absurd leniency by the courts. The New York Times: For four years, the woman whose Stanford University ...
Wednesday, 04 September 2019
... sentence set him up as a poster boy for white male privilege in America. CBS: Miller read her victim impact statement in court to her assailant, the former Stanford swimming standout Brock Turner, who ...
Wednesday, 04 September 2019
Da Stanford un nuovo rivestimento che permetterebbe di avere batterie al litio-metalli di nuova generazione. The post Progressi per le future batterie in litio-metallo appeared first on Webnews. Read ...
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Wearable body sensors have a common problem: they need power and antennas, and all that equipment leads to bulky devices that influence your behavior. Stanford researchers, however, have developed a system ...
Friday, 16 August 2019
... more on this, see Stanford University professor Robert Gray's "History of LPC Digital Speech and its impact on the Internet Protocol." Read the rest Read all  ...
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Researchers at Stanford have developed a "quantum microphone" which can detect the smallest known units of sound -- packets of vibrational energy called phonons. The device could form the basis ...
Monday, 29 July 2019
... was created by Joshua Browder, a British hacker who moved to the USA to pursue a Stanford computer science degree and who funds operations with a mix of venture capital and cash donations. His latest ...
Friday, 19 July 2019
... Mourrain, a neuroscientist at Stanford University. “It makes it easier to understand sleep and what it does in ourselves..." Lead author Louis C. Leung, a neuroscientist at Stanford University, built ...
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal ...
Tuesday, 02 July 2019
25. US election security: still a dumpster fire
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Securing Our Cyber Future, Stanford Cyber Policy Center's new report on election security, depicts a US electoral system whose glaring vulnerabilities are still in place, three years after the chaos of ...
Monday, 24 June 2019