Stanford University Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Rice is a finalist for $1 million Cooke PrizeRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... young low-income students for college." In addition to Rice, the finalists include Brown University; Stanford University; the University of California, Berkeley; and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "The finalists demonstrated ...

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  2. Our tax filing system is a byzantine hellscape: Here's why it doesn't need to be that wayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... has an even worse system. In a recent NPR profile on the byzantine U.S. income tax filing system, Stanford University tax law professor Joseph Bankman asked listeners to imagine if Visa acted like the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. "Each month, ...

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  3. More Antarctic protections urged on World Penguin DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CTV

    ... accessible to researchers, who can then develop realistic and effective conservation ocean strategies. Stanford University marine scientist Cassandra Brooks, who specialises in the Antarctic, said penguin populations on the frozen continent were ...

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  4. Google will try to combat fake news using search and user feedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CIO

    ... . Politicians on both sides used "fake news" as a rallying cry, and studies, such as this one from Stanford University , found that students were increasingly unable to tell the difference between a legitimate news story and a fabricated one. The ...

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  5. New TEDx Talk Discusses How Horror Teaches Us About Ourselves and Being HumanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DreadCentrol.com

    ... School and a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He majored in English and biology at Stanford University, and after teaching high school English and science, attended Dartmouth and Brown University Medical Schools. Schlozman has ...

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  6. 'Personal flying machine' on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    ... of dollars into Kitty Hawk and another electric car startup. Kitty Hawk president Sebastian Thrun, a Stanford University computer science professor who has been called the father of Google's self-driving car, tweeted: "Changing the future of ...

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  7. I got disrupted and it changed my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    I JUST WENT BACK to university years after my first graduation, although it was only for one week, and what I learned disrupted how I look at myself, my business, and the world. This transformation occurred at Stanford University in the heart of California's Silicon Valley on an executive education programme focused on "Leading in a Disruptive World".

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  8. Study: Man-made Extreme Weather Has Hit WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... hot temperature record has a human fingerprint, but it's getting close to that," said lead author and Stanford University climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh. Climate change's influence was spotted 57 percent of the time in records for lowest ...

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  9. Jet Lag StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pacific Sun

    Stanford University and the Palo Alto VA are seeking participants, ages 18-35, for a research study investigating the use of bright light to improve nighttime alertness and change the timing of the circadian clock. Participants must be healthy, non-smokers, without sleep problems.

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  10. He begged his mom to make the episodes stop, but she couldna t help without a diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bellingham Herald

    ... are still unfamiliar to many physicians. Dr. Hawkins ran the tests and made the PANDAS diagnosis, but Stanford University's Children's Health clinic was the closest facility that treated it. It would be a nine-month wait to get into Stanford, so Dr. ...

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  11. Orono's Jake Koffman sets state record for discusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WVII

    Orono's Jake Koffman has already committed to throw discus at Stanford University, but he still has a spring sports season to get through. If Monday was any indication, he will continue to raise the bar even higher throughout the next two months.

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  12. This caterpillar digests plastic. Could it help save the environment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... in a growing body of literature that suggests some organisms can process plastic. In 2015, scientists at Stanford University reported that mealworms, the beetle larvae used as fishing bait (and occasionally dusted with barbecue seasoning, as in ...

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  13. ZingBox Co-Founder & CTO May Wang Receives Woman of Influence AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    ... of Things innovation. An advisor, an investor and a venture capitalist, Dr. Wang is a graduate from Stanford University where she received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and is also the author of the book " Women Executives in Silicon Valley ." ...

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  14. These caterpillars could eliminate plastic pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... in a growing body of literature that suggests some organisms can process plastic. In 2015, scientists at Stanford University reported that mealworms, the beetle larvae used as fishing bait (and occasionally dusted with barbecue seasoning, as in ...

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  15. I Deadlifted 275 Pounds by Focusing on the Process, Not the GoalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lifehacker

    ... the while still inch closer to my deadlift goal and get stronger. Philip Zimbardo, a psychologist from Stanford University and author of The Time Paradox , wrote in his book: When you focus on the process of achieving your goal rather than imagining ...

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  16. How Pulling Our Investment in 'Average' Employees Made Us...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    ... that responsibility. What's worse is that the blame game spreads like the flu: A study by professors at Stanford University and the University of Southern California revealed that watching and/or hearing someone blame another person can cause others ...

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVM

    ... hot temperature record has a human fingerprint, but it's getting close to that," said lead author and Stanford University climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh. Climate change's influence was spotted 57 percent of the time in records for lowest ...

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  18. Study finds new genetic variants associated with extreme old ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... ... Centenarians show successful aging as they remain active and alert at very old ages. Scientists at Stanford University and the University of Bologna have begun to unravel the basis for longevity by finding genetic loci associated ... Genes ...

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  19. Swiss Re Economists Win Award for Research on Nat Cat Protection GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance Journal West

    ... in the World Bank Office of the chief economist, The Wharton School and Goldman Sachs. Turner studied at Stanford University (B.A. Economics/MS Engineering) and the University of Oxford (MPhil/DPhil Econ) as a Rhodes Scholar. She is a Senior Fellow ...

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  20. First genetic evidence that PTSD can be inheritedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Blog

    ... first author Laramie Duncan, who did part of the research while at the Broad Institute and is now at Stanford University. "There are interventions effective in preventing PTSD shortly after a person experiences a traumatic event. But they are too ...

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