By Casey Ross, STAT, Erin Brodwin, STAT News
Stanford engineers develop a way to wirelessly transmit energy to a device while it's on the move.
By Andrew Wagner
Stanford University inventor Manu Prakash thinks if every child can have a pencil, then they should have a microscope. So, he built a $1 version.
By Nsikan Akpan
In our news wrap Friday, August job growth was lower than expected, with 151,000 new positions created. As a result, the nation's unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent for the third consecutive month. Also, the government of Uzbekistan confirmed that…
By PBS NewsHour
Katie Ledecky was one of the most triumphant athletes of the Rio Olympics. The 19-year-old swimmer overwhelmed her competition; in the 800-meter race, she finished nearly a pool length ahead of second place. Known for relentless training and humility, she…
The Oakland police department’s history of misconduct — particularly involving African-Americans — has made it the subject of federal oversight for 13 years. Wednesday, Stanford researchers released the results of a two-year-long study into the department, confirming that Oakland officers…
Last week, 20-year-old Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in prison for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Turner was facing up to 20 years, and the lenient sentence has drawn criticism from observers -- including the victim,…
By Cat Wise
Nearly 90 percent of food allergies are caused by eight foods: cow’s milk, soy, wheat, peanut, tree nuts, shellfish, fish and eggs. In the U.S., about 17 to 18 million people have these allergies, and the number is growing every…
By Carey Reed
Scientists at Stanford University say they have developed an ultrafast aluminum battery that can be charged in as little as one minute.
By Anna Sillers
Stanford University announced today that recently-accepted students whose parents have less than $125,000 in income or assets won’t have to pay anything toward tuition. And for those making below $65,000, room and board will also be free.
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