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Brain Aneurysms

New artificial intelligence tool helps diagnose brain aneurysms

A brain aneurysm is a bulge that forms in the blood vessel of your brain that could lead to severe health issues and possibly...
Rinsing heavy metals from contaminated soils using chemical process/ Image: Stanford University

Rinsing heavy metals from contaminated soils using chemical process

Soil contamination by heavy metals is one of the major environmental problems. These poisonous heavy metals like lead and cadmium are released from mines...
A conceptual drawing of an industrial array for converting methane (CH4) to carbon dioxide (CO2) using catalytic materials called zeolites (CUII and FEIV). (Image credit: Jackson, et al. 2019 Nature Sustainability / Artist: Stan Coffman)

Converting methane into carbon dioxide could help turn the tide of climate change

Scientists at Stanford University, in a recent study, have suggested that converting methane to CO2 may help combat climate change. Doing this could help...
The photo shows an actor in place of a research participant and what they experienced during one of the studies. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as an avatar, “Chris.” (Image credit: Mark Miller and Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Lab)

How augmented reality affects people’s behavior?

There have been decades of research on the usability and educational value of augmented reality. However, less is known about how augmented reality affects...
Scientists find brain cells that make pain hurt

Scientists find brain cells that make pain hurt

A team of scientists at Stanford University has identified a bundle of brain cells in mice responsible for the latter—that is, the negative emotions...
Artist’s depiction of the biodegradable pressure sensor wrapped around a blood vessel with the antenna off to the side (layers separated to show details of the antenna’s structure). (Image credit: Levent Beker)

A wireless, battery-free, biodegradable blood flow sensor

Tracking the success of surgeries on veins is a challenging task as a first sign often takes time to come. By that time, the patient...
Researchers at SLAC and Stanford are developing new accelerator-based technology that aims to speed up cancer radiation therapy by hundreds of times and make related medical devices more compact. The approach could reduce side effects in patients and possibly make radiation therapy more accessible around the world. CREDIT Greg Stewart/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

The future of fighting cancer: Zapping tumors in less than a second

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University are developing a new accelerator-based technology that could reduce the side effects...
Researchers at Stanford have developed a new system for preserving privacy during data collection from the internet. (Image credit: Getty Images)

New way of keeping data private

Numerous gadgets that are presently part of our everyday lives, we gather data about how we utilize them. But while sending information about the...
A Stanford-led team has created a new computer model that shows how amyloid beta proteins spread though the brain in dementia cases. (Image credit: Courtesy Living Matter Lab, Stanford University)

How Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain

Out of the blue, researchers have built up a computer simulation of how clusters of damaged proteins in neurodegenerative illnesses like Alzheimer's spread through...

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