Understanding the origins of our solar system, the future of our planet or humanity requires complex calculations run on high-power computers.
Researchers from Oxford, SIMES and Berkeley Lab say cadmium arsenide could yield practical devices with the same extraordinary electronic properties as 2-D graphene.
By finding surprising similarities in the way immune system defenders bind to disease-causing invaders, a new study may help scientists develop new treatments.
The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report, released today, recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.
The Department of Energy has awarded two Stanford scientists funding through the agency’s Early Career Research Program.
A new battery design harnesses waste heat in a four-step process: heating, charging, cooling and discharging.
Researchers have discovered that an Ebola virus protein can transform into three distinct structures with different functions. This rather uncommon property provides new clues for the development of potential drugs for deadly hemorrhagic fever.
Given a year to mature, the Institute for Chemical Biology is relaunching under a new name that better reflects its vision of bringing Stanford's unique interdisciplinary culture to bear at a new frontier of chemistry.
In a recent experiment at SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, scientists "tickled" atoms to explore the flow of heat and energy across materials at ultrasmall scales.
About 550 visitors from all over the Bay Area came to explore a wide range of the institute’s cosmic research topics.