Algorithms Meet Art At Code Poetry Slam Held At Stanford
Stanford researchers develop a new type of soft growing robot By Taylor Kubota Stanford News Service Imagine rescuers searching for people in the rubble of a collapsed building. Instead of digging through the debris by hand or having dogs sniff for signs of life they bring out a small air-tight cylinder. They place the device at the entrance of the debris and flip a switch. From one end of the cylinder a tendril extends into the mass of stones and dirt like a fast-climbing vine. A camera…
Shoolini University to offer research program in undergraduate studies Shoolini University in Himachal Pradesh has become the first University of the nation to offer research program at the undergraduate level. It is also the first university to offer a job oriented program in yoga.The university has introduced a unique undergraduate program in the biotechnology under which selected students will have the opportunity to pursue research programs based on Harvard and Stanford models.The…
What if you could use sadness to make you more creative, erase bad memories and wipe out stress, keep your brain fit into your 90s, and drastically reduce your risk of Alzheimer's and memory loss? Join Stanford alumna and ABC news correspondent Juju Chang and a panel of distinguished thought leaders and scientists to explore the brave new world of neuroscience and what it means for you and your family. Video: http://www.stanford.edu/roundtable/webcast/
Free computer science courses, new teaching technology reinvent online education
FREE COMPUTER COURSES via online. Stanford University and MIT, amongst many other universities have developed and are offering FREE courses to the public. Education should not be constrained by financial barriers. Google, if interested!
Asperger, dyslexia, or have learning problems- there are a lot of free classes online in all kinds of fields. Some of the best websites are Khan Academy, Coursera, Udacity, MOOC and free classes at MIT and Stanford.
Scientists have developed a silicon-based peptide chip that they claim could form the basis of a real-time, point-of-care diagnostic platform. The team, headed by researchers at Stanford School of Medicine and Intel, designed their prototype chip, which they’ve called the Intel array, for identifying proteins associated with severe forms of systemic lupus erthyematosus (SLE).
This inflatable robot snake creeps through tiny spaces and could help with search and rescue missions
Mechanical engineers from Stanford University have developed a robot that could help with search and rescue missions by sneaking through hard to reach places.
Peel-and-Stick Solar Panels from Stanford Engineering: Decal-like application process allows thin, flexible solar panels to be applied to virtually any surface from business cards to roofs to window panes.