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Monday, August 19, 2019

Understanding our past and ourselves

students and professor looking at old texts

Stanford humanities scholars are probing ancient questions through modern and traditional methods to figure out how and why history unfolded the way it did and what makes us human.


Tracking health with skin sensors

Stanford engineers have developed a way to detect physiological signals emanating from the skin with sensors that stick like band-aids and beam wireless readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.

arm with skin-hugging sensor on wrist


Product authenticity in China

In a study about what kind of product authenticity appeals to Chinese consumers, researchers found that teas with authentic origin stories are preferred, but only if framed just so.

Woman drinking tea

A Century Of Ideas For A Free Society open house for new hospital


  • Cybersecurity and Privacy Festival: Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to save the date for the Cybersecurity and Privacy Festival on Oct. 9 and Oct. 31. Co-sponsored by Stanford’s Information Security and Privacy Offices, this event aims to raise awareness and understanding about how to ensure our online lives are safe and secure. Learn more


Stanford Continuing Studies Fall 2019 Museums by moonlight

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