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Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

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Researchers have developed a wake-up receiver that turns on a small, electronic device in response to incoming ultrasonic signals – signals outside the range that humans can hear.
A Stanford study has found that a majority of people make bucket lists and suggests they can be useful in doctor-patient discussions about care plans.
Injecting minute amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors in mice can eliminate all traces of cancer in the animals, including distant, untreated metastases, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Stanford scientists say they have developed a tool that could help uncover some of the secrets of RNA.
Researchers believe poorly developed blood vessels around the heart are the reason some babies are born with thin, spongy heart muscles.
Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab (VHIL) presented an immersive virtual reality experience about ocean acidification to members of the Palauan National Congress.
Brain-imaging software developed at Stanford may lead to a major change in how hospitals respond to some stroke patients.
A positive attitude toward math boosts the brain’s memory center and predicts math performance independent of factors such as a child’s IQ, a Stanford study has found.
Stanford undergraduate students studied coral heat resistance in Palau to determine which corals are most successful under warmer conditions.
Students develop their own research projects while exploring the Pacific coral reefs of Palau in this Stanford University seminar.