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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory —

Shining new light on oil-slick rainbows

To invent a new tool for studying how chemicals react at interfaces, researchers shoot tiny jets of oil and water at each other and illuminate them.

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Stanford Earth Matters magazine —

COP27: How to reduce emissions and still feed the world

Stanford delegates co-hosted an event at COP27 highlighting the role cutting-edge research and solutions can play in decarbonizing the food and agricultural systems.

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Stanford HAI —

Could stable diffusion solve a gap in medical imaging data?

Researchers trained an AI model to create images of human lungs with rare abnormalities, which could alleviate gaps in training data and inspire more research.

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Stanford Medicine —

Striking inequalities in maternal and infant health

Research by SIEPR’s Petra Persson and Maya Rossin-Slater finds wealthy Black mothers and infants in the U.S. fare worse than the poorest white mothers and infants.

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Stanford Medicine —

What parents should know about RSV

Like many children’s hospitals across the country, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health is experiencing an increased number of pediatric patients hospitalized with respiratory viruses such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

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Stanford Engineering —

Computer-generated sound catches up to CGI

A professor of computer science and of music uses principles of real-world physics to create synthetic sounds that match computer-generated graphics.

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Stanford Medicine —

Age kids get their first phone is not linked to well-being

Stanford Medicine researchers did not find a connection between the age children acquired their first cell phone and their sleep patterns, depression symptoms, or grades.

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Stanford Health Policy —

Health policy PhD candidate explores modern drivers of child slavery

A new article co-authored by health policy PhD candidate Vincent Jappah reveals that the modern drivers of child servitude in Liberia are largely social vulnerability and cultural acceptance of the practice, rather than traditional factors based on race and ethnicity.

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STANFORD magazine —

Alia Crum’s quest to explain the mind’s power over our health

The Stanford Mind & Body Lab’s Alia Crum is on a quest to explain – and demonstrate – the mind’s power over our health.

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Stanford Medicine —

Shebani Sethi on the connection between metabolism and mental health

Stanford Medicine’s Shebani Sethi, a specialist in psychiatry and obesity, describes how metabolic disorders affect the brain and how nutrition can help patients with mental illness.

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