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What happens when computers can write like humans

On The Future of Everything, Jeff Hancock explores the positive and negative implications of computers learning to communicate as effectively as humans.

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Income gaps and children’s health

Stanford pediatrician Lisa Chamberlain says COVID-19 put a spotlight on how income disparities affect kids’ health and how telehealth innovations could help.

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A data-driven approach to cooling

Using data from sensors, civil engineers modeled settlements in tropical regions and found that painting roofs with white reflective paint could reduce heat stress incidents by 91 percent.

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Regenerating and rejuvenating human tissues

Watch a discussion on how biomaterials created in a lab can be injected into wound sites to enable tissue regeneration or rejuvenation by modulating stem cells, vasculature or immune responses.

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The promise and challenges of relying on AI for drug development

Watch a discussion of the promise and pitfalls of using AI to bring life-saving drugs to market, including a look at justice and equity in drug research and access.

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The crucial role of data compression

In this episode of The Future of Everything, electrical engineer Tsachy Weissman discusses the challenges of storing our ever-growing mountains of digital data.

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‘Protein circuits’ move closer to cell-to-cell communication

A new platform mimics the way a cell naturally functions and emulates the ways cells typically communicate with one another, potentially opening up new opportunities in synthetic biology.

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The growing field of robot-human interactions

Stanford computer scientist Dorsa Sadigh talks with Russ Altman on The Future of Everything about the work of getting robots and humans to understand each other.

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Stacey Bent on the fundamentals

The Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs shares her enduring love of chemistry, the impact of a terrible loss and awe at the resilience of Stanford students.

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Can we engineer crops to withstand climate change?

Bioengineer Jennifer Brophy is working on methods she hopes will help enable plants to survive increasingly harsh conditions.

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