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Stanford Engineering —

60 years of artificial intelligence at Stanford

Entering its seventh decade of innovation in all things artificial intelligence, Stanford reflects on the people who made it possible and the milestones along the way.

STANFORD magazine —

What happens when you meditate

Here’s how becoming more present changes your brain, and some tips for getting started.

Branches and brackets

Imagining a situation where all the games in the NCAA basketball tournament have to be played sequentially in the same arena, mathematical geneticist Noah Rosenberg asks: In how many possible sequences can these games be played?

Why whales need to be big

Scientists studied a unique group of Antarctic minke whales and found that these gigantic mammals actually represent the smallest possible body size required for their style of feeding. The findings could inform which whale species are more vulnerable to future climate change impacts, like shifting food sources.