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59 min ago | Inside Bay Area

San Lorenzo camp an early look at high school life

Starting high school can be intimidating, but it's easier if you know your way around campus and have met some of your fellow students.


Related Topix: San Lorenzo, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

5 hrs ago | Newswise

Flourishing Enterprise: The New Spirit of Business

America is on course to be surpassed economically by China and India. With a disengaged workforce and a shrinking middle class, the quality of life for the masses, long held as the American Dream, is suffering.


Related Topix: Case Western Reserve University

9 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

Police arrest Werry Park groping suspect

Palo Alto police arrested 58-year-old Ahmad Esfandyarpour of Stanford on Thursday, July 31, for misdemeanor battery.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

Illuminating art in a high-tech culture

Photographic panels melding art and science by Gyorgy Kepes are on display at Cantor Art Center and include this light burst, "Lichtenberg Figures," .


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Painting, Arts, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

14 hrs ago | CIO

OpenFlow Supports IPv6 Flows

OpenFlow is a Software-Defined Networking protocol used for southbound communications from an SDN controller to and from a network device.


14 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

Looks Good On Paper: Amazing Origami-Inspired Tech

The art of origami as we know it today -- folding flat sheets of paper into intricate sculptures -- was first developed in Japan around 400 years ago.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami, Science / Technology, Robots

18 hrs ago |

Cal Poly ranked among best colleges by Money magazine

Cal Poly was recently ranked 70th of 1,500 colleges and universities and received a B+ grade by Money magazine in a survey that assessed overall value among four-year U.S. colleges and universities.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Wildfires, Other Burns Play Bigger Role In Climate Change

It has long been known that biomass burning - burning forests to create agricultural lands, burning savannah as a ritual , slash-and-burn agriculture and wildfires - figures into both climate change and public health but the degree of that contribution had never been comprehensively quantified and when science gets political, people may not always ... (more)


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Agriculture, Science, Global Warming, Environment, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA


Expanding the breadth and impact of cybersecurity and privacy research

NSF announces two Frontier-scale projects, part of a $74.5 million investment to support foundational cybersecurity research and education As our lives and businesses become ever more intertwined with the Internet and networked technologies, it is crucial to continue to develop and improve cybersecurity measures to keep our data, devices and ... (more)


Related Topix: Computers, UC Los Angeles, University of Texas at Austin, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University


Chronic Pain Makes Mice Lazy

Chronic pain may rewire the brain in such a way that it decreases motivation, even after an individual takes painkillers, a new study in mice finds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

New Scientist

Detergent treatment turns a mouse see-through

It's a window of opportunity. A chemical treatment that can turn mice transparent will allow researchers to see the body and brain in unprecedented detail.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA

The American Institute of Architects

AIA Selects Eight Projects for National Healthcare Design Awards

The AIA Healthcare Awards program showcases the best of healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research.


The Bee

PCC prof takes heroic imagination around globe

Vivian McCann is convinced that nurses can be taught to stand up to authority figures who are cutting safety corners.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Stanford Prison Experiment, University of Portland

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Wisconsin woman reported missing in Mountain View found safe in Oakland

A Wisconsin woman who was reported missing Sunday in Mountain View turned up safe early Wednesday at a BART station in Oakland, according to the Mountain View Police Department.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

The Whitworthian

Whitworth among top 10 private schools in Pacific Northwest on...

Whitworth has landed once again on Forbes ' annual rankings of the top undergraduate institutions in the United States.


Related Topix: Williams College, Princeton University, Swarthmore College, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Harvard Is Only The 7th Best College In The Country, According To Forbes

Williams College is the best college in America, according to Forbes' annual Top Colleges ranking , which this year placed Harvard University at number seven.


Related Topix: Williams College, Harvard University

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

How Does Time Perception Influence Your Money Decisions?

Knowledge is power, unless your perspective on time is creating a mental block toward strong financial health.


University City Review

When it comes to class sizes, Philadelphia School District's numbers don't add up

Philadelphia school and city officials say the district will be forced to lay off teachers and possibly grow class sizes as large as 40 when students return in September, unless the state and city gives it more money.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Philadelphia, PA

Solar cooking grows even more popular in Sacramento and around the world

Recently, on July 19, 2104, Sacramento had a solar cooker festival in Land Park.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Environment

Silicon Alley Insider

This Stunning Peruvian Carbon Map Could Change The Way We Fight Climate Change

Stanford University scientists have produced the first-ever high-resolution carbon geography of Peru, a country whose tropical forests are among the world's most vital in terms of mitigating the global impact of climate change.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Environment, Science, Global Warming