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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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Observations of cellular life in a local marsh led researchers to the discovery of a new type of intercellular communication, a Stanford University team finds.
Physicists were stunned when two twisted sheets of graphene showed signs of superconductivity. Now Stanford scientists have shown that the wonder material also generates a type of magnetism once only dreamed of theoretically.
New Stanford research on emotions shows that people’s motivations are a driving factor behind how much they allow others to influence their feelings, such as anger.
The new normal for Western wildfires is abnormal, with increasingly bigger and more destructive blazes. Understanding the risks can help communities avert disaster.
Stanford chemists have identified and synthesized two new healing compounds in scorpion venom that are effective at killing staph and tuberculosis bacteria.
Stanford's analysis from halfway through the Gemini Planet Imager’s planetary survey hints that our solar system may have rare qualities that could possibly be related to the habitability of Earth.
Stanford University Radiologists improved their diagnoses of brain aneurysms with the help of an artificial intelligence algorithm developed by medical experts and computer scientists.
Stanford researchers are developing better, faster ways of providing human guidance to autonomous robots.
Stanford students developed a dog-like robot that can navigate tough terrain – and they want you to make one too.
Stanford scientists devised a blood-based test that accurately identified people with chronic fatigue syndrome, a new study reports.