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Soft, social robot brings coziness to homes — and classrooms
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Soft, social robot brings coziness to homes — and classrooms

May 26, 2019

A new social robot that can be customized with handcrafted material, such as wood and wool, brings simplicity and fun […]

Exposing vaccine hesitant to real-life pain of diseases makes them more pro-vaccine
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Exposing vaccine hesitant to real-life pain of diseases makes them more pro-vaccine

May 25, 2019

Study subjects interviewed people with vaccine-preventable diseases The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United […]

Exercise: Psych patients’ new primary prescription
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Exercise: Psych patients’ new primary prescription

May 24, 2019

When it comes to inpatient treatment of a range of mental health and mood disorders — from anxiety and depression […]

Dog-like robot made by students jumps, flips and trots
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Dog-like robot made by students jumps, flips and trots

May 23, 2019

Putting their own twist on robots that amble through complicated landscapes, the Stanford Student Robotics club’s Extreme Mobility team at […]

‘Imagine…’ — our attitudes can change solely by the power of imagination
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‘Imagine…’ — our attitudes can change solely by the power of imagination

May 22, 2019

Roland Benoit and Philipp Paulus together show that our attitudes can be influenced not only by what we actually experience […]

How plants are working hard for the planet
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How plants are working hard for the planet

May 21, 2019

Since the beginning of the industrial era, photosynthesis has increased in nearly constant proportion to the rise in atmospheric CO2 […]