Like its predecessor, JackRabbot 2 is learning how to navigate safely through spaces occupied by people, following the rules of human etiquette.
Driven by public pressure, governments and corporations are considering eliminating or phasing out single-use plastics such as straws.
Artist Ursula von Rydingsvard directs the final orientation of her 17-foot-tall bronze sculpture MOCNA at Denning House.
The String Theory Landscape is a divisive issue among physicists as they continue trying to prove or disprove its key elements.
A new analysis looks at what it would take for oil companies to start pumping millions of tons of carbon dioxide into their wells to boost crude production - and what it would mean for the climate.
Menlo Park, Calif. - Over the past three decades, lithium-ion batteries, rechargeable batteries that move lithium ions back and forth to charge and discharge, have enabled smaller devices that juice up faster and last longer.
Atmospheric scientist Morgan O'Neill discusses what's driving Hurricane Florence, why it's unusual, and how it could be connected to climate change and other storms brewing in the Atlantic. Hurrica
Over the summer, Brenda McComb joined Stanford as interim associate vice provost and dean of students.