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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 at Stanford University combined gecko-inspired adhesives and a custom robotic gripper to create a device for grabbing space debris.
The nation’s drug policies are based on unproven assumptions about addiction, Standford University researchers say, and neuroscience could help shape more effective policies.
The Stanford Open Policing Project obtained data on millions of state patrol stops and found evidence that minorities are held to a double standard.
Stanford scientists have developed a way to wirelessly deliver electricity to moving objects, technology that could one day charge electric vehicles and personal devices like medical implants and cell phones.
You might be more willing to eat vegetables if they came with indulgent labeling, Stanford University researchers say. Care for some “sweet sizzlin’ green beans and crispy shallots?"
New research by Stanford psychologists finds that people are willing to offer more money to others who display similar emotional expressions and that those expressions are even more powerful factors than race or sex.
Stanford studies of children from 4 to 7 years old reveal differences in how they discern whether an adult is giving them information that is true but incomplete.
Excellence, access, and affordability are top concerns for public and private universities, several AAU presidents tell a Washington, D.C audience.
Stanford University faculty and students are conducting research to make the Internet more secure.

While teaching her first class at Stanford last spring, Erin Mordecai wasn’t afraid to set the bar high. She challenged her students to tackle the emergence of Zika as the epidemic continued to grab headlines.