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Alexandria Boehm: Wastewater helps reveal COVID’s real reach

On The Future of Everything, civil and environmental engineer Alexandria Boehm discusses the new form of epidemiology that uses engineering tools for testing wastewater to track COVID-19’s true spread.

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The future of community health

In this episode of The Future of Everything, pediatrics professor Anisha Patel tells how engaging a local community about their needs – such as clean drinking water in schools – can lead to impactful discoveries and interventions.

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Harnessing the wind to improve ventilation

A Stanford scholar investigates how we can harness wind and improve natural ventilation in homes and other structures.

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Radar technology maps the insides of ice sheets

On The Future of Everything, Stanford radio glaciologist Dustin Schroeder explains how mapping the insides of ice sheets can help us understand the implications of climate change.

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How un-syncing the brain can help Parkinson’s patients

In this episode of The Future of Everything, Stanford neurosurgery Professor Peter Tass discusses how vibrational therapies can help patients with neurological conditions by helping the neurons break and unlearn synchronicity.

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Turgut M. Gür elected president of the Electrochemical Society

Turgut M. Gür, adjunct professor of materials science and engineering, is recently elected the president of the Electrochemical Society (ECS), effective June 3, 2022.

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How to design algorithms with fairness in mind

In this episode of The Future of Everything, computer science Professor Omer Reingold explains how to build notions of fairness into algorithms behind decisions on mortgages, healthcare, and more.

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Robert McKim, a force in Stanford’s product design program, has died

A believer in the power of design to change the world, McKim’s philosophy of “visual thinking” and his unique creative methods echo in Stanford’s design program today.

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Using gaming industry tech to improve medicine

In this episode of The Future of Everything, radiology professor Bruce Daniel explains how augmented and virtual reality, body tracking, and other technologies from the gaming industry could improve medicine.

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Origami starshade folds up to fit inside a rocket

Stanford aerospace engineer Manan Arya shows how origami can help allow enormous spacecraft structures to fit into rockets a fraction of their size.

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