Using single-molecule tracking and high-resolution microscopy, researchers were able to see how the surface layer (S-layer) of Caulobacter crescentus bacteria forms and develops. This knowledge is useful in learning about the defense system of the cell.
One way to help solve questions in science is designed for almost anyone: playing video games — more specifically, scientific discovery games (SDGs). Associate biology professor Rhiju Das and assistant bioengineering professor Ingmar Riedel-Kruse have both worked with SDGs at Stanford.
A foundation connected to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein made a contribution to Stanford, directed to the physics department, four years before the ultra-wealthy financier pleaded guilty to prostitution charges.
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was recently invited to speak at an AI conference sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. A group of Google employees and tech activists are now opposing this invitation, citing Schmidt’s questionable ethical conduct and HAI’s close connections with big tech.
News of Persky’s hiring had only been public for two days before public resistance called for his removal. Lynbrook High School in San Jose promptly fired him following the backlash.
Economics professor Luigi Pistaferri shared with The Daily his thoughts on some 2020 Democrats’ proposals.
To gain a better understanding of what billionaire Elon Musk is trying to do with Neuralink, The Daily heard from clinical associate professor of neurosurgery and psychiatry and behavioral sciences Maheen Adamson.
Stanford Medicine 25 is an initiative that stresses the importance of interpersonal relations between doctor and patient, teaching doctors bedside physical examination skills that facilitate improved clinical diagnoses.