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In 1970, psychologist Walter Mischel, then a professor at Stanford University, decided to conduct a test to understand when delayed gratification -- the ability to wait for something you want -- develops in a child.
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My visits of American stories as reported from my beat, United States, emphasizes the regional appeal of various topics related to religion .
Do you proudly bear the moniker, "computer nerd"? If so, you are probably considering a career in this fast-growing field - and that's a good move.
There are huge changes taking place in the world of biosciences, and whether it's new discoveries in stem cell research, new reproductive technologies, or genetics being used to make predictions about health and behavior, there are legal ramifications for everything.
Stanford has created a summer scholarship program designed to boost the academic skills of veterans enrolled in community colleges who plan to transfer to four-year universities.
Last semester, I took a course through the University of Pennsylvania. It was an introduction to corporate finance course through the renowned Wharton School.
People in the Bay Area and beyond are getting random checks for thousands of dollars which appear to come from Stanford University, but nobody at the institution seems to know how it's happening.
When Kelly McGonigal first told her audience that a belief in the harmful effects of stress - and not stress itself - was a serious health risk, many people laughed.
These days, it's faster and cheaper than ever to decipher a person's entire DNA.
Stanford University researchers have confirmed what civil liberties advocates have warned since the NSA scandal broke: metadata surveillance is a window to highly sensitive personal information, including medical issues, financial history, and even marijuana cultivation.
All of you Dispatch fans who have been waiting for some new concert dates to be announced, your wish is our command, but was your city and state one of the newly announced? While things didn't look too promising for Dispatch doing much touring this spring and summer, they've indeed announced new shows in seven parts of the world.
Droiders, an official Google Glass applications development start-up, today launched MedicAR, a new application which combines augmented reality and Google Glass to improve the simulation and teaching of certain procedures in surgery and patient care.
In 1982, Professor Scott Fahlman of Mellon Carnegie University, a computer science lecturer, was writing on an university news board and wanted to make a joke about a elevator on campus.
MARK COLVIN: The researchers at Stanford University say they're staggered by how much information they were able to unearth about people by simply looking at the phone numbers they called.
Environmental groups have sued the National Marine Fisheries Service, alleging a pair of water systems run by Stanford University are "illegally endangering trout," the Palo Alto Daily News reported.