New high-speed and high-resolution imaging methods allow researchers to visualize neuronal activity in the brain on a scale that was previously unimaginable, University of California, Berkeley professor Na Ji discussed on Thursday.
The Daily sat down with multiple students and educators to get their perspective on the transition from an under-resourced school to Stanford.
Today, a new generation of innovative biomedical startups continue to win billion-dollar valuations and massive infusions of venture capital as they promise to revolutionize medicine and disrupt massive healthcare markets. According to a new January paper authored by three Stanford researchers, many of these companies also publish little to no peer-reviewed research.
On Tuesday, Eric Chu, who plans to run for president of Taiwan in the 2020 general election, visited Stanford University and emphasized the importance of giving more power to Taiwan’s future economy.
The chair of mathematical modeling at Oxford University discussed how mathematics could be used to better model neurodegenerative diseases in a Thursday evening presentation.
The authors of a November 2018 report by the Hoover Institution that called for “constructive vigilance” against Chinese influence on U.S. institutions faced an oftentimes critical, predominantly Chinese audience in a panel discussion on their findings.
In her second talk at Stanford this month, Krista Tippett, award-winning host of the podcast “On Being,” spoke on Thursday on the role of artificial intelligence in the modern human condition in conversation with computer science professor Mehran Sahami and lecturer Jerry Kaplan.
At the full-day collaborative workshop “AI, Humanities, & the Arts,” speakers stressed artificial intelligence’s potential to supplement human capabilities rather than replace them.