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Marguerite Duras' book "The Lover" is the topic of the "Another Look" book club discussion at the Stanford Humanities Center on May 12. Long before most Americans could find Vietnam on a map, the French ruled Indochina and its peoples in an unequal colonial stew.
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The goal of the Meta-Research Innovation Center, backed by a $6 million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, is to promote best practices for reproducible scientific research through collaborations.
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Women who gain too much or too little weight during pregnancy can greatly increase their baby's risk of being overweight or obese as a young child, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente researchers.
For the second straight year, Forbes Magazine has ranked Westmont College in the top 100 colleges and universities in its survey "The 100 Top ROI Colleges 2014: The Grateful Grads Index."
Stanford scientists have created new tools that let researchers read brain activity by observing glowing trails of light spreading between connected nerves.
Talking about class differences can help close the collegiate achievement gap between first- and continuing-generation students, according to Stanford research.
Stanford Live will broaden its performing arts offerings next season with a diverse array of music, dance and multimedia events The centerpiece of the 2014-15 lineup, announced Tuesday, April 22, will be a collaborative Arts and Ideas series around three key projects: the world premiere of The Demo , a visually immersive music-theater work based on ... (more)
El Camino Hospital has made more real estate purchases in Los Gatos that it will use in the future to build out the hospital.
Foreign aid for health care is directly linked to an increase in life expectancy and a decrease in child mortality in developing countries, according to a new study by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers.
When an unmanned supply mission launched into space today, bound for the International Space Station, it meant something extraordinary to Dr. Peter Lee, a cardiothoracic surgeon.
A single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer, according to researchers.
The UC San Diego men's rowing team took part in the Stanford Invitational Friday and Saturday on Redwood Shores Lagoon, racing against the host as well as crews from Cal, Santa Clara, UC Davis and the University of San Diego.