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3 hrs ago | Rice Lake Online

Turning a blind eye to concerns

The Rice Lake Chronotype The party line among the companies that use hydraulic fracturing to get at hard to reach oil and gas deposits has always been that they drill at depths far below the aquifers we use for drinking water.

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7 hrs ago | Business Journal

U of L pediatrics leader plans six-month sabbatical

Dr. Gerard Rabalais , chairman of the department of pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, plans to take a six-month sabbatical at the beginning of next year.

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7 hrs ago | SFGate

Walking thru Richard Serraa s a oeSequencea

Richard Serra's "Sequence" is 235 tons of steel that you can walk through, like a maze with no corners.

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8 hrs ago | LiveScience

Underwater Maids: Mussels and Clams Could Mop Up Waterways

They might not have feather dusters, brooms or even arms and legs, but bivalves - such as clams, mussels and oysters - make good underwater maids, a new study suggests.

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18 hrs ago | Art Daily

Cantor Arts Center exhibition depicts Satan and his realm through five centuries of art

To celebrate the arrival on campus of Jackson Pollock's Lucifer-one of the most important works in the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University-the Cantor Arts Center presents an exhibition that explores the fascinating evolution of artists' depictions of the devil and his realm through the past 500 years.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

DFW Catholic

Musica Sacra St. Louis Conference October 23-25

The fifth annual Musica Sacra St. Louis conference will explore "The Beauty of the Mass Ordinary" and "English Language Adaptations of the Mass Propers".

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The Jackson Sun

Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skillsPeek into brain shows ...

Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills Drills on addition, multiplication help, researchers say Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/08/19/peek-brain-shows-kids-learn-math-skills/14314229/ Teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches third-graders a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School ... (more)

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Re/code

Why It's Time Your Company Went Virtual

The virtual workplace is growing, and companies are taking notice. Currently, 34 million Americans work remotely at least partially, and this number is expected to grow to 63 million by 2016.

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Design News

The 'Holy Grail' for Lithium-Based Batteries

Stanford University researchers have found a way to realize what's been called the 'Holy Grail' of battery-design research -- designing a pure lithium anode for lithium-based batteries.

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NJ.com

Keep the dog home when the car gets hot: Letter

It's been a fairly cool summer in our area, with only a few days that had temperatures over 90 degrees.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Targeted brain stimulation aids stroke recovery in mice

When investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine applied light-driven stimulation to nerve cells in the brains of mice that had suffered strokes several days earlier, the mice showed significantly greater recovery in motor ability than mice that had experienced strokes but whose brains weren't stimulated.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

USA Today

Is Malia Obama headed to Stanford or Berkeley?

We had new glimpses of tall-and-stylish Malia this week, after she accompanied President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to Martha's Vineyard for vacation.

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Freshnews

Globavir Seeking Approval and Launch of Novel Ebola Treatment Before Year End

Globavir Biosciences, Inc. , a biotechnology company developing therapeutics to treat infectious diseases, has announced intentions to develop its lead drug candidate, GBV006, for the treatment of the current Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa.

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Circulation

Age-Specific Exercise Capacity Threshold for Mortality Risk...

From the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cardiology Department, Washington, DC ; Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC ; George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC ; University of South Carolina, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics , ... (more)

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PE Hub

Nirmidas Biotech grabs $2 mln seed

Nirmidas Biotech said Monday that it has closed $2 million in seed funding. The investors included an unnamed venture firm and the Stanford-StartX Fund .

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Express India

Smartphone gyroscopes may allow phone snooping

Hackers may not need access to phone microphones and cameras, they could use a smartphone's internal gyroscopes to decipher audio waves that hit the device, according to a study by Stanford University and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, an Israeli defence technology company.

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Nerve News

App turns smartphone into spy gadget

How about turning your smartphone into a spy gadget? It's possible with a new app.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Cantor Center Presents Works Depicting Devilish Realm

For their upcoming exhibition opening this Wednesday, the Cantor Center for the Arts at Stanford University explores of the fascination and evolution of artists' depictions of the devil through the past 500 years.

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Brandon Sun

HEALTHBEAT: Brain scans show how kids learn early math, suggests practicing your sums can help

Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer.

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The Republic

Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills

Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer.

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