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46 min ago | New Scientist
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.
5 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
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.
8 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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 .
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.
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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