Coursera recently blocked access to users in Cuba, Iran and Sudan in order to comply with federal export regulations prohibiting massive open online course (MOOC) providers from operating in sanctioned countries.
A federal judge recently ordered Stanford to permit two environmental groups to inspect the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, following the filing of lawsuits last year over the University’s operation of the Searsville Dam.
Scientists from Stanford, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark have identified a new catalyst that converts hydrogen and carbon dioxide to methanol at lower pressures and with fewer carbon monoxide byproducts.
Stanford’s National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) recently selected 12 universities as the inaugural cohort of the center’s Pathways to Innovation program.
Three students from Carleton College in Minnesota died in a car accident on Friday afternoon while on their way to the airport for a Stanford Ultimate Frisbee tournament. The two other students in the SUV were injured.
Stanford researchers have identified an elastic-like protein matrix called spectrin that increases the stability of nerves that sense touch.