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  1. Professor discusses benefits and costs of forest carbon projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    ... mitigation policies. Robert Jackson, the Kevin and Michelle Douglas Professor of Environment and Energy at the Stanford School of Earth Sciences, will discuss recent research assessing the energy exchanges and climatic impact of vegetation ...

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

    Monday Dec 15 | 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 ...

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  3. Global warming's influence on extreme weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Science Daily

    ... Meeting in San Francisco, Noah Diffenbaugh, an associate professor of environmental Earth system science at the Stanford School of Earth Sciences, will discuss approaches to this challenge in a talk titled "Quantifying the Influence of Observed ...

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  4. 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 ...

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  5. Clear Creek senior extends helping handRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Houston Chronicle

    ... meet. He also is the captain of the Clear Creek tennis team. He has applied to 10 colleges, including Rice, Stanford, California Institute of Technology , MIT, Princeton and Harvard. He would like to major in engineering, though he has not decided ...

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  6. Alzheimer's Game Changer: Scientists Find That Changing One Molecule Reverses Memory LossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Patch.com

    The mass die-off of nerve cells in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may largely occur because an entirely different class of brain cells, called microglia, begin to fall down on the job, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine . The researchers found that, in mice, blocking the action of a single molecule on the surface of microglia restored the cells' ability to get the job done - and reversed memory loss and myriad other Alzheimer's-like features in the animals.

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  7. to host 100-year study on artificial intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stanford

    Russ Altman, a professor of bioengineering and of computer science at Stanford, will serve as faculty director of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence. Stanford University has invited leading thinkers from several institutions to begin a 100-year effort to study and anticipate how the effects of artificial intelligence will ripple through every aspect of how people work, live and play.

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  8. Spirituality shaped through culture, according to Stanford anthropologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stanford

    Buddhism, symbolized by this reclining Buddha in Wat Phra That Hariphunchai temple, Thailand, inspires a different set of spiritual experiences than evangelical Christianity, according to Stanford anthropology Professor Tanya Luhrmann. Stanford anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann finds that social, bodily and cultural contexts shape and give meaning to spiritual experiences.

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  9. Driving an electric car can sometimes be worse for both the climate and public healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Raw Story

    ... gas emissions sustainably," he said. Climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Stanford, Calif., who is unaffiliated with the study, said he'd never seen a similar analysis, and it scoops a paper he and his team have ...

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  10. Tortured ReasoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... ers who might otherwise take their place in the future. Thomas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is www.tsowell.com

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  11. Dr. Denise Pope to Discuss 'The Well-Balanced...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Noozhawk

    Laguna Blanca School is pleased to welcome special speaker Dr. Denise Pope, Ph.D., who leads the organization Challenge Success at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. She will speak to parents at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 about "The Well-Balanced Student," revealing the new trends in the role of homework and project-based learning.

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  12. Surface Transportation Board Says It Preempts CEQARead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | CaHSR Blog

    ... and railroad operations. This was done through massive corruption, as railroads bribed Senators (or, in Leland Stanford's case, railroad barons themselves became Senators) to help overcome state and local efforts to regulate and tax the railroads. ...

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  13. Thousands Of High School Seniors Are Finding Out Whether They Got...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... application decisions on Monday afternoon, and Yale applicants will find out whether they were admitted on Tuesday. Stanford University, which also has a non-binding early action process, accepted 10.2% of its early applicants, or 743 students, ...

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  14. Novartis leads $34 million round for Stanford spinout Annexon BioscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Business Journal

    Ben Barres' lab at Stanford University found that a protein called C1q accumulates at nerve junctions in the brain and could lead to Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's or other Fresh perspective on a protein that could gum up the brain and lead to Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative and autoimmune disorders won a $34 million investment for a Stanford University spinout. Annexon Bioscience Inc., founded by Stanford neurobiology professor Ben Barres and Rinat Neuroscience co-founder Arnon Rosenthal , said Monday that the Series A-1 round was led by the venture arm of drug-development giant Novartis AG, Novartis Venture Funds.

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  15. Huskies Move on Up in MBB PollsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | UW Dawg Pound

    ... SDSU, and EWU) and their remaining games include several Top 100 ranked teams including Oklahoma, Arizona, Utah, Stanford, Cal, and Colorado. Others receiving votes : Baylor 97, TCU 80, Colorado State 75, UNI 65, Georgetown 41, California 37, ...

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  16. Why Is Everyone Beating Up On Hadoop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Forbes.com

    ... for Data Driven Business at Forbes. I have worked as a writer and editor since 1977. My articles have appeared in Stanford, MIT Technology Review, Computerworld, InfoWorld, Optimize, PC World and several inflight magazines. I have worked on the ...

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  17. team combines logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Stanford

    Stanford engineers have created a four-layer prototype high-rise chip. In this representation, the bottom and top layers are logic transistors.

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  18. Tired of Turkey? Eat Bugs InsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | OCLC Research

    ... up issues around ethics and informed consent, alongside race and class. This is a terrific companion volume to the Stanford University Art Museum exposition earlier this year. Carleton Watkins has been a favorite of mine since forever and this ...

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  19. The Myth of the Brain GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Atlantic

    ... people remember names and childhood stories to possibly staving off dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In October, Stanford University's Center for Longevity and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin asked a group of more than 70 ...

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  20. Jets fans shoulder the burden of a tough win in TennesseeRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | New York Post

    ... Except here was an absurd play to end an abominable football game: A play straight out of the dirt, straight out of Stanford-Cal on the same grounds as the Music City Miracle, a pass and three laterals, no time on the clock, no flags on the field. ...

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