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Stanford adds workforce and postdoc housing in Redwood City

Stanford’s acquisition of the Elan Redwood City apartment complex will provide affordable and transit-oriented housing near both its main and Redwood City campuses, while further connecting Stanford with the city.

New algorithm trains AI to avoid bad behaviors

Robots, self-driving cars and other intelligent machines could become better-behaved thanks to a new way to help machine learning designers build AI applications with safeguards against specific, undesirable outcomes such as racial and gender bias.

Life-changing first glimpse of a laser

Physicist Robert Byer worked on lasers when they were still just an interesting technology, never imagining their myriad modern uses or how they would affect his life.