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  1. Scientists grow eye cells to fix corneasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 |

    A Stanford University research team has created a potentially powerful new way to fix damaged corneas a major source of vision problems and blindness. Millions of new eye cells are being grown in a Palo Alto lab, enlisting one of medicine's most important and promising new tools: refurbishing diseased and damaged tissue with healthy new cells.


  2. PTA gift for someone else's child? A touchy subject in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 |

    Of all the inequalities between rich and poor public schools, one of the more glaring divides is PTA fundraising, which in schools with well-heeled parents can generate hundreds of thousands of dollars a year or more. Several years ago, the Santa Monica-Malibu school board came up with a solution: Pool most donations from across the district and distribute them equally to all the schools.


  3. New shared workspace in Homewood aims to give backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 |

    Inside a freshly painted brick structure in Homewood, Nate Mitchell, a master barber, proudly shows off empty space where his future customers will sit for haircuts, shaves and styles. The salon chairs and equipment aren't in place yet.


  4. Flying through tubes at 760 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Picture the commute of the future: You live in Palo Alto, Calif., but work 350 miles away in Los Angeles. Or you live in Pittsburgh and work 305 miles away in Philadelphia.


  5. Business briefs: Washington D.C. expands its paid leave lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 |

    Washington, D.C., has significantly expanded its paid leave law, giving non-government workers in the city up to eight weeks paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child. They also will get up to six weeks paid leave to care for a sick relative and two weeks of paid time off when workers themselves are ill.


  6. Tesla, Panasonic to begin solar panel production in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 |

    Tesla Motors and Panasonic completed work on an agreement to begin manufacturing solar cells and modules at Tesla's factory in Buffalo, New York, eventually bringing some 1,400 jobs to the region. Production will begin this summer, with the factory's output capacity expanding to 1 gigawatt by 2019, the companies said in a statement Tuesday.


  7. Secret backdoor in some U.S. phones sent data to China, analysts sayRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    For about $50, you can get a smartphone with a high-definition display, fast data service and, according to security contractors, a secret feature: a backdoor that sends all your text messages to China every 72 hours. Security contractors recently discovered preinstalled software in some Android phones that monitors where users go, whom they talk to and what they write in text messages.


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