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Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes

An inexpensive, portable, microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes could improve patient care worldwide and help researchers better understand the disease, according to the device's inventors at the Stanford University School of Medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Inventions, Startups, Stanford University, Endocrinology

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

College graduates sorting themselves into elite cities

Census data suggests that in 1980 a college graduate could expect to earn about 38 percent more than a worker with only a high school diploma.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, New York

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Study suggests organic foods nutritionally superior

A new research study from the United Kingdom suggests organic crops and foods made from them are nutritionally superior to conventional counterparts.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Startups, Stanford University, Brattleboro, VT

Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Rumours abound thanks to social media

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Stanford University

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Are Organic Vegetables More Nutritious After All?

Organic fruits and vegetables deliver between 20 and 40 percent more antioxidants than conventional fruits and vegetables, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Startups, Stanford University, Medicine, Nutrition, Vitamin C, Supplement

Los Angeles Times

Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art

Harry "Hunk" and Mary "Moo" Anderson pose in the foyer of their home with two paintings in the background.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Startups, Stanford University, Painting, Arts, Andersons Inc The, Agriculture, Entertainment

Palo Alto Weekly

Teens stoke their passion for science

Castilleja graduate Stephanie Flamen is researching how hair follicle stem cells might be stimulated by a signaling pathway to regenerate hair growth, at Jill Helms' laboratory at Stanford University while graduate and doctoral students and fellow interns work on their research projects on June 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Medicine, Baldness, Health, UC Santa Cruz

Scientific American

Early Universe Explorer Looks for Answers

A co-designer of an experiment that might have confirmed gravitational waves isn't bothered by criticism that cosmic dust may account for his results Chao-Lin Kuo at the South Pole research station where the BICEP2 experiment operated from 2010 to 2012.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University


Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Cell Signaling Pathway Contributes to...

From the Departments of Neurosurgery and Biological Sciences , and Stanford Stroke Center , Stanford University, CA; Department of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China ; and Department of Neurosurgery, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical School, Beijing, China .


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Stanford University, World News, China,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Worth A Look

This week in Worth A Look, Stanford University invites the community to play and listen to classical music with two concerts and a local photography collective presents "Luminous Essays."


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Photography, Arts, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Symphony, San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA

Palo Alto Weekly

Old treat with a new twist

Lori Phillips, founder and owner of Rocko's Chocolate Tacos, serves ice cream tacos out of a food truck for Bay Area residents.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Recipes, Dessert, Ice Cream, Startups, Stanford University, Gourmet


Uncertainty gives scientists new confidence in search for novel materials

Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to estimate uncertainties in computer calculations that are widely used to speed the search for new materials for industry, electronics, energy, drug design and a host of other applications.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Startups, Stanford University, Interface, Electronic, Chemistry, Science, UC Irvine

Erie Times News

How Mark Twain's 'Dead' came to life

'Twas true briefly in 2007, when Twain made his belated -- really, really belated -- Broadway debut with the comedy "Is He Dead?" The master American humorist wrote the play in 1898, just 12 years before his death, but it was never produced or published.


Related Topix: Mark Twain, Vocal, Startups, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014


$57 million helps fund new bioengineering, chemical engineering center

Stanford trustee Kavitark Shriram and his wife, Vidjealatchoumy Shriram, have provided $57 million to support a new bioengineering and chemical engineering center, which has been named for them.


Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science, Startups, Stanford University

Cult of Mac Blog

Former retail chief on why Apple stores have always had free WiFi

Ron Johnson was Apple's first head of retail, and he is widely credited with the early success of what is now the most profitable retail brand on earth.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Stanford University, Steve Jobs, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA


Design Thinking Expert Coeylen Barry Helps Hone Marymount's Innovative New Program

Coeylen Barry described her first response to learning about design thinking at Stanford University as, "Why didn't I learn about this earlier?" It was not long after that that she founded a company called Createdu to bring design thinking to students around the world.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

KTVU Oakland

Military tanks go on the auction block in Portola Valley

More than 80 tanks amassed by a Stanford University-trained engineer are set to go up for sale in the San Francisco Bay Area in what is being billed as one of the largest auctions of military vehicles ever.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Startups, Stanford University, History in the News

Hispanic Business

Reports Summarize Biotechnology Findings from Stanford University...

Here we repurpose a high-throughput sequencing instrument to quantitatively measure binding and dissociation of a fluorescently labeled protein to> 10 RNA targets generated on a flow cell surface by in situ transcription and intermolecular tethering of RNA to DNA."


Related Topix: Stanford University, Startups

WFAA-TV Dallas

Military tanks to be auctioned in California

More than 80 tanks amassed by a Stanford University-trained engineer are set to go up for sale in the San Francisco Bay Area in what is being billed as one of the largest auctions of military vehicles ever.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ex-president of California stem cell agency now on board of StemCells Inc.

StemCells Inc.'s board of directors now includes the former president of the California stem cell agency that gave the company $19.4 million in research funding.


Related Topix: Startups, StemCells, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Stanford University


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