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Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Car loans are a hidden driver of the ride-sharing economy

Uber’s and Lyft’s business models depend on low-income drivers. What happens when they can’t afford wheels?

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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability —

Battery pioneer urges innovators to ‘reinvent everything’

“When we’re talking about these global problems, the scale is gargantuan,” JB Straubel told a Stanford audience. “If you have an idea on how to attack sustainability, challenge yourself, ‘Why can’t it be 100 times bigger?’ ”

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Stanford Impact Labs —

An economist tackles organ transplants

A project aimed at expanding kidney exchange puts Nobel Prize-winning matching theory into practice.

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YouTube —

Highlights from Family Weekend 2024

More than 5,000 family members visited campus on Friday and Saturday to reunite with their students and learn about life on the Farm.

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Stanford Medicine —

Drug limits allergic reactions

Accidental exposure to allergy-triggering foods can have life-threatening consequences for children with food allergies. A new treatment reduces the risk.

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Stanford News —

Controlling fast-moving electrons at the microchip scale

Tiny particle accelerators could become widely available for science and medicine, thanks to accelerator-on-a-chip technology. “For the first time, we’re steering and we have our foot on the gas.”

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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Chatbots are getting nicer

The latest version of ChatGPT passes the Turing test with flying colors and has a more agreeable disposition than most humans. How might our own behavior evolve as a result?

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STANFORD magazine —

Seeing the signs

Mariella Satow’s company makes Netflix and Disney+ movies accessible to kids who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Stanford Graduate School of Business —

5 tips for fixing friction at work

Instead of adding another meeting, say Robert Sutton and Hayagreeva Rao, try cutting one in half instead.

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Stanford News —

Can providers be trained to shape patient mindsets?

What people think, believe, or expect about their health care can influence outcomes. Can providers be trained to shape patient outlooks?

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