7 hrs ago
(left to right) Noemi Berkowitz, Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord, Dante Belletti
Noemi Berkowitz , Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord and Dante Belletti star in Stanford Repertory Theater's version of Orson Welles' radio drama "War of the Worlds," which shocked listeners in 1938.
11 hrs ago
Exercise may protect older women from irregular heartbeat
Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association .
15 hrs ago
expert describes how U.S., China can avoid conflict
Meetings like this one in 2012 between President Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping can ease tensions between the two nations if leaders promote healthy interactions, according to Karl Eikenberry of Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
17 hrs ago
San Diego CityBEAT
Assessing prison realignment
Former customs agent got more than seven years for smuggling drugs and people into the U.S., but mysterious events are raising questions about the government's prosecution This past Sunday, both U-T San Diego and the Los Angeles Times published stories about the effects of recent prison-policy changes in California.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Laser surgery shows promise in halting seizures in epilepsy sufferers
More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do that to a person who never knows when the next seizure will strike.
San Diego Source
There's plenty we don't know about the drought
We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record keeping began in the 19th century.
A gentle reminder - and guidelines - from Stanford Recycling
Coffee cups like these aren't recyclable and end up in Stanford's trash cans by the thousands every day.
Congressional staffers learn about cybersecurity at Stanford boot camp
It is no easy challenge. That's what the participants at the Congressional Staff Cyber Boot Camp heard on the first day of a program that runs through Wednesday.
scholar sees failure as key element of success for famous American authors
In his latest book, Stanford Professor Gavin Jones analyzes theories of failure as portrayed in works of Poe, Twain and others.
Wall Street Journal
The Daily Startup: Riskified Raises $4M to Fight...
Riskified has raised another $4 million from insiders for its e-commerce fraud-fighting software, Deborah Gage reports for VentureWire.
Haywood Gilliam Nominated for U.S. District Court by Obama
A former federal prosecutor and current law firm partner was nominated by President Barack Obama today to serve on the San Francisco-based U.S. District Court for Northern California.
The Campbell Reporter
Fritsch falls in 18s final of Junior Grand Prix Invitational
Ovi Fritsch, a senior at Los Altos High School, lost in the 18-and-under boys singles final of the NorCal Junior Grand Prix Invitaional tennis tournament at Stanford on Sunday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Star Online
Trouble sleeping: a warning sign of suicide in older adults
In a new study, people age 65 and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely to commit suicide than those who slept well.
course gives students just 10 weeks to design, build and fly tiny 'rescue' aircraft
Standing at the edge of an isolated field, Peter Blake dropped a few bits of dried grass to check the wind before giving the signal to launch the small, computer-controlled aircraft that he and seven other students built for a course at Stanford School of Engineering.
The Engineer of the Original Apple Mouse Talks About His Remarkable Career
The original patent for the mouse, held by Yurchenco, Dean Hovey, James Sachs, and William Lapson.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo woman releases college essay book
As students struggle to write the perfect college admissions essay this fall, San Mateo's Elizabeth Stone hopes to help give them an extra boost with her new book.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Virtual reality could make real difference in environment
Carbon dioxide emitted from the vents is dropping the pH of the Mediterranean Sea water off the coast of Italy.
University to test upgrades to AlertSU system on Wednesday, Aug. 20
On Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 12:15 p.m., the university will send out a test message to faculty and staff via the AlertSU system.
's 2014 Three Books program embraces theme of 'science and scientists'
Physicist Persis Drell chose this year's 'Three Books' with their diversity of styles and approaches to science to appeal to the wide interests of incoming freshmen and transfer students.
San Jose Mercury News
Palo Alto: City racks up nearly $2M in gifts
Palo Alto is in fantastic financial shape these days, ending the past fiscal year with an estimated $6 million surplus.