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Pune: Conference on data science to be held on March 8

February 26, 2021 10:36 pm

Organised in collaboration with Stanford University, the 24-hour conference will offer an opportunity to the data science community to listen to influencers and experts.

Explained: Why Stanford University has a list of the top 2 per cent scientists

November 19, 2020 11:32 am

In the exhaustive list of 1,59,683 persons, 1,492 Indians have found a place, with a majority of them being from IITs and IISc and other top institutes, representing fields like physics, material sciences, chemical engineering, plant biology, energy and others.

Stanford Graduate School of Business launches free course on anti-racism and allyship

October 07, 2020 4:31 pm

The course is self-paced, with the learner required to spend 45 minutes a day for either a week or up to several weeks. It will also provide learners with access to additional resources and tools for continuing the learning journey after the completion of the course.

Trump taps Indian-American lawyer as US representative to World Bank's lending arm IBRD

May 05, 2020 11:32 am

Pinto currently serves as Counsellor to the Under Secretary for International Affairs at the United States Department of the Treasury.

Chinese family reportedly paid $6.5 million for spot at Stanford

May 02, 2019 4:07 pm

The person with knowledge of the inquiry said that Zhao’s family was introduced to college consultant William Singer by a financial adviser at Morgan Stanley based in Pasadena, California, named Michael Wu.

Novel AI system can draw caricatures

November 21, 2018 1:33 pm

The researchers used a machine learning technique, Generative Adversarial Network (GAN), for unpaired photo-to-caricature translation to generate caricatures that preserve the identity of the portrait.

Magnetised wire can detect cancer early

July 19, 2018 10:19 pm

The wire, which is threaded into a vein, attracts special magnetic nanoparticles engineered to glom onto tumour cells that may be roaming the bloodstream if you have a tumour somewhere in your body.

Extreme weather events more likely if Paris Agreement goals aren't met: Study

February 14, 2018 8:54 pm

Researchers claim that many countries will not be able to meet their commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement, which could lead to more extreme weather patterns.

Apple rolls out 'Heart Survey' notifications to Watch users

February 05, 2018 3:37 pm

Apple Watch users are being sent notifications on their devices to take the Apple Heart Survey, that will help the tech giant collect medical data, in partnership with Stanford Health.

Microsoft AI technology tops Stanford comprehension test; can interpret documents like humans

January 16, 2018 4:23 pm

Microsoft's artificial intelligence has shown the capability to interpret details as accurately as humans, and outscored Alibaba's AI system in Stanford's comprehension test.