A pilot trial shows that equipping Google Glass with a face-recognition app can improve social skills in kids with autism.
Stanford researchers developed a wearable device to measure how much cortisol people produce in their sweat. Cortisol is critical to many physiological processes.
A system that circulates cold water may be the key to improving protective suits for infectious disease responses, firefighting and more.
Stanford Medicine's Electronic Health Records National Symposium touched on improving inefficiencies of EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.
An iPad app is helping a nonverbal 19-year-old make social connections and express her thoughts and needs as never before.
A new exhibit at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center draws on the themes of technology, medicine and ethics raised in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein.
A new gene-editing technology enables scientists to make thousands of edits at once and track them with specific barcodes.
Regulatory reform could reduce the bloated documentation requirements facing American physicians and help to reduce rising levels of burnout.
Stanford Medicine Unplugged writer Nathaniel Fleming, a fourth year medical student, reflects on how technology plays a critical role in medical education for current medical students.
A Stanford symposium asks: In the midst of technological progress, how do doctors retain the human touch with patients and ensure that new developments enhance, rather than impede, their profession?
A physician, a linguist and a sociologist explored how technology has affected human interactions in a panel discussion hosted by Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
Physician writers at Stanford read original pieces on a theme illuminated by Frankenstein: How does one consider the creation and alteration of life?
Stanford undergraduate students showcase devices they created, including a high-tech version of the game Operation and something called "Haptic Headband."
Stanford education researcher Bryan Brown, PhD, thinks everyone would love science -- if they had the right opportunity to learn about it. I happen to …
We live in an era in which digital technology is reaching people in the most remote areas of the globe. Given that capability, Stanford is …
If you’re a scientist who wants to do something to help kids with cerebral palsy, your first strategy probably isn’t to launch an internet contest …