Stories published in November, 2017

Stanford Engineering —

Looking to fruit fly to help understand the human brain

With a new genetic tool to study how flies detect scents, Stanford researchers take a step toward developing techniques to repair the faulty wiring behind human brain disorders.

Artificial intelligence index tracks emerging field

A Stanford-led team has launched the first index to track the state of artificial intelligence and measure technological progress in the same way the GDP and the S&P 500 index take the pulse of the U.S. economy and stock market.