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  1. Sean Parker Pledges $24 Million To Launch Allergy Research Center At Stanford UniversityRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | BioSpace

    Sean Parker Pledges $24 Million to Launch Allergy Research Center at Stanford STANFORD, Calif.-- --Allergies, whether they are to food, drugs, the environment, or other triggers, have potentially adverse consequences for millions of people worldwide. Recent estimates conclude that between 30 and 40 percent of the global population suffers from one or more allergic conditions.


  2. Entrepreneur Sean Parker pledges $24 million for creation of allergy research center at StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker announced Tuesday that he will donate $24 million over the next two years to the Stanford University School of Medicine to establish an allergy research center. To be named the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research, the facility will be the first of its kind in the world, according to a Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health news release.


  3. Featured Fanpost: Bad news, good news on Uw FT shootingRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | UW Dawg Pound

    ... willingly fouled Robert Upshaw any time he got the ball underneath. If you watched the game on television, former Stanford/Cal coach Mike Montgomery advised that Upshaw have more of an arch to his shot. Montgomery thought it was too much of a line ...


  4. Stanford 'high-rise' chip takes on IoT and big dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | InfoWorld

    Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered "high-rise" chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data. Using nanotechnology, the new chips are built with layers of processing on top of layers of memory, greatly cutting down on the time and energy typically needed to move information from memory to processing and back.


  5. Sean Parker donates $25 million to Stanford for allergy researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | SFGate

    Billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist Sean Parker says he has been hospitalized 14 times for allergic reactions in the past four years. That's one reason he's donating $25 million to Stanford University to find a cure for allergies.


  6. Techniques for minimizing environmental impacts of frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... into the environment. Robert Jackson, the Kevin and Michelle Douglas Professor of Environment and Energy at the Stanford School of Earth Sciences, will discuss how to minimize the water and air impacts of fracking and other unconventional ...


  7. Business BriefRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Los Altos Town Crier

    Traders Magazine recently named Stanford Investment Group Inc. President and CEO Helen A. Dietz its Entrepreneur of the Year. The award is presented annually to an individual who pursues and succeeds in new ventures or businesses in financial markets.


  8. Finding the meaning in 'happy holidays'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    ... The two constructs are very highly, significantly correlated," said Emily Garbinsky, a doctoral candidate with the Stanford Graduate School of Business, who worked with Roy Baumeister of Florida State University, Kathleen Vohs of the University of ...


  9. Superstar dropouts aside, these Silicon Valley grad programs are training tech leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    A lecture during a class at Stanford's Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability program. The program has produced successful companies and products since its inception.


  10. Berkshire Hathaway Director Susan Decker offers rare peek into Warren Buffett's boardroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... Decker made her comments as part of a panel discussion on Berkshire Hathaway post-Buffett on Monday night at Stanford University's Rock Center for Corporate Governance, which was organized with the help of Lawrence Cunningham , a George Washington ...


  11. Stanford's Ashton Carter nominated to be next Pentagon chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    An expert at strategic military affairs and nuclear weapons policy, visiting scholar Ashton Carter has been nominated as U.S. secretary of defense. Photo courtesy of Stanford University.


  12. The rediscovery of a forgotten brain pathwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... literature and from all major neuroanatomy textbooks." To solve the mystery, Yeatman teamed up with Kevin Weiner, a Stanford University postdoctoral researcher, to do some detective work and identify the mysterious brain pathway. While sitting in ...


  13. County set to approve new trails around Stanford campusRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    A proposal by Stanford University and the City of Palo Alto to install new recreational trails along the major thoroughfares near the university's campus and to shift the parking alignment near the Dish will be reviewed Thursday morning by Santa Clara County's Architecture and Site Approval Committee. The proposal calls for a 3.4-mile trail network along the major streets surrounding Stanford, including new recreational trails for bikers, joggers and pedestrians along Junipero Serra Boulevard, Stanford Avenue and El Camino Real.


  14. Grand jury system flawed in Ferguson case but still valuable for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Stanford

    A grand jury is most useful when detailed and confidential investigations into possible crimes are needed, law professor Robert Weisberg said. A special prosecutor leading the grand jury may have been a better approach in the Ferguson police-civilian death case, a Stanford law professor says.


  15. X-rays Show How Flu Antibody Binds to VirusesRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Infection Control Today

    ... needs to be functionally conserved. That makes it a site of vulnerability." The team used the X-ray beams at SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and Argonne National Laboratory's Advanced Photon Source (APS), both DOE Office of ...


  16. MPCD Forum: The End of The World (As We Know It)? .Read the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Menlo Park City Council

    ... shape assertions influence their decision to either support or oppose the Menlo Park Specific Plan and the proposed Stanford project which complies with it? I have just published the MPCD Forum (MPCD), a convenient source of reliable information ...


  17. A Hidden Gem in San Francisco's South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... The Mansion is very popular with corporate retreats, and on our visit many of the rooms were occupied by the Stanford Business School. These rooms and suites are very large and come with extra-large bathrooms and state-of-the-art electronics. ...


  18. Christmas BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... among us, and who might resent our American traditions. Thomas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is Since when did, "I'm offended," become an argument that ...


  19. Women's soccer: Dahlkemper, LaBonta named All-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... by the nation's coaches. UCLA defender Abby Dahlkemper, a senior from Menlo Park, was named to the first team. Stanford midfielder Lo'eau LaBonta was a second-team selection. Dahlkemper has been named All-America in each of her four seasons in ...


  20. Earthquake Precursor Research Yields Positive ResultsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... are presently operating in the greater San Francisco Bay Area; one managed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Stanford University and the other by QuakeFinder. To confirm that these anomalies are not instrumental, the two teams acquired data ...


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