Posts Tagged ‘Stanford University’

Solar-Powered Water Splitter

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The process of splitting water into pure oxygen and clean-burning hydrogen fuel has long been the Holy Grail for clean-energy advocates as a method of large-scale energy storage, but the idea faces technical challenges. Stanford researchers may have solved one of the most important ones. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Artificial Skin

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

A butterfly tips the scales on a super sensor to determine weight and pressure, part of research project on artificial skin. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Microcellular Pac-Man

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Stanford physicist Ingmar Riedel-Kruse has begun developing “biotic games” involving paramecia and other living organisms. He hopes the games lead to advances in education and crowd-sourcing of laboratory research while helping to raise the level of public discourse on bio-related issues. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Dalai Lama On Compassion & Respect

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Two talks at Stanford emphasize the need for dialogue in resolving conflict, and the need for compassion that extends beyond creeds and beliefs. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Biomotion Lab: Studying Walking

Friday, April 16th, 2010

The Biomotion Lab at Stanford University studies walking motions using cool motion-capture technology. Found at Wired.com.