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The fact that President Barack Obama may have had no understanding of how much of a train wreck the Affordable Care Act would be reveals a "complete failure of leadership," says Peter Schweitzer, a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.
Should we change our lifestyles to help reduce global warming?
How much do you know about Islam?
4 hrs ago | Stanford
A 3D rendering of the tectonic plates in northern South America shows the underlying Bucaramanga Nest, which experiences more intermediate-depth earthquakes than any place in the world.
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6 hrs ago | Los Gatos Weekly-Times
Stanford's football team may be grabbing all the headlines these days, but culture lovers have something to cheer about as well.
10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
College costs have exploded in recent years, and California has been at ground zero.
No more true is the adage "a photo is worth a thousand words" than when showing the delightful look on kids' faces when encountering Santa Claus.
Following tests on three epilepsy patients, researchers found there were spikes in electrical activity whenever the subjects were faced mathematical equations, even just with words like 'more than' or 'many' The results mean potential new medical applications, such as brain chips that grant people who cannot speak a way of communicating Science ... (more)
PALO ALTO The USC men's water polo team will contend for a sixth consecutive national championship today after Saturday's 10-3 win over St. Francis Brooklyn in the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at Stanford.
Dozens of doctors, nurses and medical staff from Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Stanford Hospital and Clinics are making their way to Palo Alto's Philippine sister city, Palo, on Leyte Island, and other areas in an ongoing campaign to provide medical aid amid the devastation from Hurricane Haiyan.
Single-occupancy car trips remain the "preferred mode" of transportation for Palo Alto residents who commute to work, as well as for non-residents who commute into the city for work each day.
Contrary to popular belief, "Fiddler on the Roof" hasn't always been with us. Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick 's ubiquitous musical about Tevye the milkman celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014 - it just seems older.
Beginning today, a section of Welch Road between South Pasteur Drive and Campus Drive will be closed to traffic for approximately four months.
Amir Rubin heads Stanford Hospital & Clinics, which is central to a new narrow network health option being offered to 15,000 Stanford employees.
In sub-Saharan Africa, about one in five people purchase water from neighbors connected to public or private utility lines.
Professor Lambertus Hesselink's new iLab could solve the long-standing issue of incorporating lab work with the teaching available through MOOCs.
Freeze Warning for Santa Clara County was issued at December 10 at 1:02PM PST