On Saturday and Sunday, Huang Engineering basement buzzed with activity from participants in health++, the third annual health-focused hackathon.
World leaders convened Thursday and Friday at the Hoover Institution for the inaugural Global Energy Forum to discuss the future of energy worldwide as the field continues to undergo major changes.
Apple recently posted a quarterly earning of $51.5 billion, bringing its yearly haul to $234 billion, a startling growth of 28% over last year’s earning. This remarkable success has been enjoyed widely in the past year by the tech sector with Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, and Intel stocks skyrocketing. While the tech sector has surged, the biotech and medical sectors have languished with the Nasdaq Biotech, S&P Health Care, and S&P 500 Health Care Facilities indexes all encountering steep declines.
Jack Takahashi was chosen as one of 40 finalists for the Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) — the nation’s most prestigious science research award for high school seniors — for his research at the Stanford School of Medicine.
Stanford is one of six universities involved in the federal government’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, an initiative that aims to help create high-tech manufacturing jobs in the U.S. and boost the development of advanced technologies. With assistance from the government, members of the group, which also includes a group of U.S. companies, are set to invest more than $500 million is research, development and education over the next year.
Dutton’s inspired treatment of this niche subject is just what today’s America needs; she has turned science into a sport as competitive and compelling as football.
Intel will invest $100 million over the next five years on university research in the U.S. The new project aims to create roughly half a dozen Intel Science and Technology Centers (ISTC) on college campuses across the country, the first of which will be headquartered at Stanford.
The Stanford Hospital Corporate Partners Program announced yesterday that it would donate up to $150 million over 10 years to the hospital expansion project. A deal was also reached at the latest Palo Alto City Council meeting on Jan. 31 to accelerate negotiations over a development agreement.