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Citizen scientists pitch new uses for paper microscope

Ten thousand 'print-and-fold' paper microscopes initially designed as low-cost medical diagnostic tools are being given away to researchers and citizen scientists who come up with novel ways to use them to test their ideas.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Princetonian

Katsevich '14 awarded Hertz Fellowship

Gene Katsevich '14 is one of 15 students nationwide to be awarded a Hertz Fellowship this year.

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Examiner.com

Cantor Center Presents Exhibition of Carleton Watkins's Works

Yosemite National Park is about to celebrate a milestone, with the 150th anniversary of the grant that would advocate the protection of the area.

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EurekAlert!

Stanford scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer

A single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Startups, Stanford University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Spectrum

DSU students get a rare internship opportunity

Dixie Regional Medical Center and Dixie State University are combining forces to offer biology students, Ashton Basile and Brian Caldwell, a singular opportunity.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Ghana's group opponents USA to train at Stanford, closed to public

Ghana's World Cup opponents the United States will train at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., ahead of the World Cup.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Picasolar Appoints Bill Halter to Board of Directors

Bill Halter was the 14th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas and Deputy Commissioner of the Social Security Administration.

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96.1 The River

Cure for Depression?

To find happiness you should look to help others, say researchers. Stanford University researchers say their findings indicate that people who have set concrete goals for helping others are more likely to be happy than people who set abstract goals.

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The Oregonian

Public health experts say risks scant though ick factor high after man urinates in Mt. Tabor Reservoir

Around 1 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2014, the security officer who monitors video cameras at Mt.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Photos from the front lines of change

Cesar Chavez and his mother, Juana Estrada at a 1973 rally in Modesto, Calif. Bob Fitch photography archive.

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The Kingman Daily Miner

Students eye Stanford visit

A teacher and his honor roll class from Peach Springs are raising money to go on a campus tour at Stanford University.

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KING-TV Seattle

YouTube videos could make diagnosing autism easier

Researchers at Stanford University trained undergraduates on behaviors common among children diagnosed with autism.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford arts buildings to be revamped

Two major Stanford University arts facilities are getting prepped for soon-to-commence facelifts: Memorial Auditorium and the Cantor Arts Center.

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Light Reading

Juniper Veteran Is New Kumu Networks CEO

Former Juniper executive vice president RK Anand is joining Kumu Networks as the rule-breaking radio startup's new CEO.

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The Paly Voice

San Francisquito Creek listed among most endangered in US

American Rivers, a conservation group advocating for river restoration and protection, named Palo Alto's San Francisquito Creek the fifth-most endangered river in an annual report Wednesday, April 9. The creek, which runs just a mile from Palo Alto High School campus, contains one of the last remaining wild steelhead fish populations in the San ... (more)

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European Journal of Human Genetics

The MLH1 c.-27C

Tel: +1 650 725 9695; Fax: +1 650 725 9696; E-mail: mhitchin@stanford.edu Germline mutations of the DNA mismatch repair genes MLH1 , MSH2 , MSH6 or PMS2 , and deletions affecting the EPCAM gene adjacent to MSH2 , underlie Lynch syndrome by predisposing to early-onset colorectal, endometrial and other cancers.

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Mental Help Net

ILAE Updates Definition of Epilepsy

A new definition of epilepsy resolves some lingering issues from the 2005 definition to improve the practicality of diagnosis for clinicians, according to an International League Against Epilepsy official report published online April 14 in Epilepsia .

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Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford law student receives award for helping crime victims

Stanford University law student Natasha Haney entered law school in part out of a desire to seek justice for crime victims.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings on Medical Physics Discussed by Investigators at Stanford University

Editor at Biotech Week -- Fresh data on Health and Medicine are presented in a new report.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Free Drug Samples Prompt Skin Doctors To Prescribe Costlier Meds

Dermatologists who accept free tubes and bottles of brand-name drugs are likelier to prescribe expensive medications for acne than doctors who are prohibited from taking samples, a study reports Wednesday.

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