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Stanford University research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.
Stanford researchers have developed a sodium-based battery that can store the same amount of energy as a state-of-the-art lithium ion battery, at substantially lower cost.
Using a machine learning technique to analyze product descriptions and sales data, Stanford linguist Dan Jurafsky and colleagues found that specific words in descriptions can predict sales.
Research from Stanford economists finds that productivity has not matched the exponential increases in research development, suggesting the next big idea may be harder to formulate.
A Stanford University study found that when choosing between two products online, people tend to favor products with more reviews even when the more-reviewed product is inferior.
Stanford professor is working on innovative cooling technology that could be the future of lower-energy air conditioning and refrigeration.
Stanford scholar Shanto Iyengar finds that people are more attached to their political parties than to their own race or religion.

Two Stanford research teams are making steady progress toward creating a visual prosthesis that works as well as a real human eye.

One of their promising new devices, a bionic vision system based on photovoltaic implants, is awaiting approval for human clinical trials in Europe.

A Stanford study finds that despite Americans knowing that smoking can lead to deadly diseases like lung cancer, they underestimate those risks.
A survey of DNA fragments circulating in the blood suggests the microbes living within us are vastly more diverse than previously known. In fact, 99 percent of that DNA has never been seen before.