Topic List : Technology
Cryogenic electron microscopy facility opens
The new facility, led by two School of Medicine researchers, provides advanced tools for exploring tiny biological machines, from viral particles to the interior of the cell.
Examining promises, pitfall of tech in medicine
The Stanford event focused on what technology can do for doctors and how the medical community and other stakeholders can anticipate unexpected changes brought by artificial intelligence.
Conference on human immune monitoring
The two-day event will highlight the latest research by top scientists on technologies and analytic methods geared toward studying human immunology.
Ethics review needed for AI use in health care
In a perspective piece, Stanford researchers discuss the ethical implications of using machine-learning tools in making health care decisions for patients.
Neuroanatomy lab bridges virtual reality, OR
Stanford’s Department of Neurosurgery has a new anatomy lab next door to its virtual reality center. Together, the labs are a valuable resource for trainees and surgeons alike.
Sperm-filtering tool picks best swimmers
A new sperm-sorting device built at Stanford filters the unfit from the fit and could help improve infertility treatments.
Stanford to collaborate on Apple Heart Study
The study will make use of an app to determine whether the Apple Watch’s heart-rate sensor can help detect a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation.
Following footsteps to obesity clues
Stanford researchers collected motion data from smartphones as a way to measure activity across hundreds of thousands of people to help figure out why obesity is a bigger problem in some countries than others.
Supersize your ideas at the HIVE
A room featuring a 10-by-24-foot ultra-high-resolution display can be reserved by university faculty and staff for uses such as interactive instruction, teleconferences, collaborative data analysis and thesis defenses.
Virtual tour of the brain
Stanford Medicine is using a new software system that combines imaging from MRIs, CT scans and angiograms to create a three-dimensional model that physicians and patients can see and manipulate — just like a virtual reality game.