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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

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 .

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5 hrs ago | Stanford

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.

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7 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SF Appeal

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wired

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.

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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.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

SFGate

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.

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Stanford

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.

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'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.

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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.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author, says Stanford professor

Between LOLs, emoticons and 140-character rants, it may seem like digital communication has only served to stunt young people's writing abilities.

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