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Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute —

Mondays are blue, obviously

Neuroscientist David Eagleman on synesthesia, sensory substitutions, and why we’re all trapped inside our own reality.

Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence —

Amy Zegart on AI and spycraft

A profession that once hunted diligently for secrets is now picking through huge haystacks for needles of insight – precisely the kind of work at which AI excels.

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment —

Hope for climate solutions

Stanford ecologist and climate scientist Chris Field looks to COP28 for a roadmap of what he considers solvable challenges.

Plant-based menstrual pads could help alleviate period poverty

Researchers at Stanford have designed an open-source process for turning sisal fibers into absorbent material for menstrual pads, creating an opportunity for the local, sustainable manufacture of hygiene products that many communities need.

STANFORD magazine —

As if you had a choice

From your DNA to what you ate this morning, a lifetime of factors is determining your every move. None of those elements, says Robert Sapolsky, is free will.

Stanford Engineering —

The future of ecohydrology

An expert in the global cycles of carbon and water explains how they are inextricably bound to one another and fundamental to the future of life on planet Earth.