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46 min ago | New Scientist

Fix farms in a few countries and feed 3 billion people

GIVE us the right levers and we shall feed the world. The lion's share of the world's problems with food production stem from just a dozen or so countries and regions.

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5 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Mercury News editorial: Cuellar is an excellent choice for California's Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown has always sought to be a transformational leader. In his first stint as governor, three of his appointees to the California Supreme Court were indeed transformational, but perhaps not in the way Brown had hoped.

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8 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

Menlo grad Price advances in 400 at World Junior track

Menlo School grad Maddy Price advanced to the semifinals of the women's 400 meters at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships after clocking the fourth-fastest prelim time on Wednesday.

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11 hrs ago | LA Observed

Media and news notes: Wednesday 7.23.14

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday nominated a Mexico-born Stanford Law School professor, Mariano-Florentino CuA©llar, to the California Supreme Court, moving to replace one of the high court's most conservative members, retiring Justice Marvin Baxter.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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's Kennedy Graduate Residences to open Aug. 15

Graduate students at Stanford will have a new place to call home when the Donald Kennedy Graduate Residences - located in the heart of Escondido Village - open on Aug. 15. The complex, which is named after Donald Kennedy, president emeritus of Stanford, will house 436 graduate students in fully furnished apartments, including junior studios, ... (more)

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown names law school professor to California Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor to the California Supreme Court, his office announced Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Stanford Names New Dean for Religious Life

The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw, dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, has been named dean for religious life at Stanford University, Provost John Etchemendy announced today.

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humanities majors explore careers in business

On a recent summer morning, a lecture hall at Stanford Graduate School of Business was filled with students from around the world who were ready to analyze the fall - and subsequent resurrection - of an American kidney dialysis company.

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EurekAlert!

Climate: Meat turns up the heat

Stanford, CA-Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Holtville Tribune

California's prison realignment plan needs adjustments

Stanford, California - When California embarked on a sweeping prison realignment plan in 2011, The Economist described it as one of the "great experiments in American incarceration policy."

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

SFGate

Migraine treatment innovations still have ways to go

Dr. Robert Cowan, head of the Stanford Headache Clinic helps migraine patient Nancy Mikhael, who is getting three rounds of Botox injections as part of her treatment.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Conflicts of interest pervasive on California stem cell board

Alan Trounson in 2006. His recent move from the California stem cell agency to Stem Cell Inc. is once again raising questions about conflicts of interest on the state board.

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SFGate

Priya Haji, helped found groups serving people in need

Priya Haji , a charismatic "social entrepreneur" who co-founded enterprises to help substance abusers, Third World craftswomen and people struggling with debt, died unexpectedly at her San Francisco home this week.

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Stanford

Extra time in math class has its minuses, says Stanford scholar

Cutting PE, arts or foreign language classes to give middle-school students struggling in math extra time in the subject improves their math test scores in the short term, but at what cost to their broader education? Eric Taylor, a PhD student who studies the economics of education at Stanford's Center for Education Policy Analysis , found that ... (more)

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Palo Alto Weekly

Worth A Look

Hemetca Sii 2014, a site-inspired sculpture by Anthony Heinz May, is being installed at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Stanford

George Spindler, Stanford professor emeritus of anthropology and education, has died at 94

George Dearborn Spindler, professor emeritus of education and anthropology, died on July 1 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at the age of 94. Spindler founded a new field - the anthropology of education - and revolutionized the teaching of anthropology across the country.

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Fulbright Program awards grants to Stanford doctoral candidates and alums

Next year, 11 Stanford students and alumni will fan out across the globe to pursue special projects funded by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program .

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students learn to build their own bikes

In the summer of 2001, Ryan Connolly wanted to build a bicycle from scratch. Connolly, a master's student majoring in manufacturing systems engineering, had met a master frame builder in Palo Alto and convinced him to come to the Product Realization Lab and share his knowledge.

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New Scientist

Fix farms in a few countries and feed 3 billion people

Give us the right levers and we shall feed the world. The lion's share of the world's food production problems stem from just a handful of countries.

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InMenlo.com

Michael Killen's paintings on display at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park ...

Menlo Park artist Michael Killen characterizes his work as chronicling the "developments and thoughts of our time that include climate change, human rights, impact of climate change on California's water, resilience of America, and sustainability."

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