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Stanford Medicine —

‘Anti-hunger’ molecule forms after exercise

Stanford Medicine researchers and collaborators identified a molecule that staves off hunger post-exercise, which helps explain how exercise results in weight loss and could hold the key to kick-starting the process in people with metabolic disease.

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Stanford News —

Collecting solar energy, even under cloudy skies

A deceptively straightforward device efficiently gathers and concentrates sunlight, regardless of the angle and frequency.

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HAI —

Crafty robot molds Play-Doh into letters of the alphabet

RoboCraft, a robot with two parallel finger-like grippers, can mold Play-Doh into the letters of the alphabet. Researchers hope this skill could help lead to more useful household robots.

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Stanford Law School —

Stanford Law School’s John Donohue on Supreme Court’s guns decision

Stanford Law Professor John Donohue, an expert in gun law, discusses the Supreme Court decision to strike down New York’s law restricting the right of individuals to carry firearms outside of the home, expanding the scope of the individual constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

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Stanford Law School —

Stanford Law School’s Jane Schacter on SCOTUS decision on Roe v. Wade

Stanford Law Professor Jane Schacter, an expert on constitutional law and sexuality, discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to an abortion.

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Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions —

Bringing biodiversity to the surface

The Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions teamed up with partners in Palau to monitor one of the world's largest marine protected areas.

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Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute —

Stimulant-use relapse linked to distinct nerve pathway

A study using brain imaging found that relapse may be linked to different brain circuits than addiction itself.

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Stanford Medicine —

Monkeypox test launched at Stanford Medicine

Stanford Medicine now provides a test for the monkeypox virus. Rapid identification of infected people will help combat the virus’s spread and facilitate patient care.

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Stanford Medicine —

Preventing the next pandemic from entering the U.S.

A panel that included Stanford experts looked at a COVID-19 screening and quarantine program developed for travelers coming into the U.S. and found outdated tech and inadequate staffing.

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Stanford News —

Next-gen battery solutions

A new mathematical model has brought together the physics and chemistry of highly promising lithium-metal batteries, providing researchers with plausible, fresh solutions to a problem known to cause degradation and failure.

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