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  1. 'Signature stories' advance brands more than people realize, Stanford expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Stanford

    Some stories in particular - signature stories - are extraordinarily powerful in shaping a company's brand, culture and future. A strong one can transform customers' experiences, re-envision products and services, and spark new business opportunities.

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  2. Seven students with Stanford affiliations awarded 2016 Soros Fellowships for New AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Stanford

    Seven scholars with Stanford affiliations are among the 30 people who recently received 2016 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans . The 2016 Soros Fellows with Stanford affiliations include three medical students, one business student, a doctoral student in physics, an incoming doctoral student in electrical engineering, and an alumna who is studying law at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  3. Oleg D. Sherby, professor of materials science and engineering, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Stanford

    Oleg Dimitri Sherby, a professor emeritus at Stanford best known for his discovery of superplastic steel, died Nov. 9 at his home in Menlo Park. He was 90 years old.

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  4. researcher suggests storing solar energy underground for a cloudy dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Stanford

    A new study shows that wind, water and solar generators can theoretically result in a reliable, affordable national grid when the generators are combined with inexpensive storage. Over the last few years, Mark Jacobson, a Stanford professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his colleague, Mark Delucchi of the University of California, Berkeley, have produced a series of plans, based on huge amounts of data churned through computer models, showing how each state in America could shift from fossil fuel to entirely renewable energy.

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  5. researchers' calculations reveal high global economic cost of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Stanford

    When thousands of scientists, economists and policymakers meet in Paris this December to negotiate an international climate treaty , one question will dominate conversations: What is the climate worth? A new study published in the journal Nature shows that the global economy will take a harder hit from rising temperatures than previously thought, with incomes falling in most countries by the year 2100 if climate change continues unchecked. Rich countries may experience a brief economic uptick, but growth will drop off sharply after temperatures pass a critical heat threshold.

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