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SF 49ers will host 50th Super Bowl in new Santa Clara stadium
Today, the NFL informed the media that it will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl at the 49ers' new stadium being built in Santa Clara, California.
Tue May 21, 2013
San Mateo Daily Journal
The power of education
With his family, he immigrated to the United States as a toddler. His mother left her career as a doctor and his father became a janitor at Stanford University to support a dream of educational opportunity for their children.
Learning together, Utah couple graduates from Yale Med School
A long road of hurdles overcome, a Utah couple graduated together from Yale University's School of Medicine this week as the only married pair of their class Monday.
Low LDL May Spell Trouble In Bariatric Surgery
Among factors that predicted the likelihood that patients undergoing bariatric surgery would experience postoperative cardiopulmonary complications were low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and high levels of C-reactive protein, a researcher reported here.
UCSF Laurel Heights campus may become senior housing
The Laurel Heights UCSF campus at 3333 California St. could be redeveloped as upscale senior housing under plans being submitted by several groups vying to take over the property.
Inside Bay Area
California study: Treatments for prostate and breast cancer vary...
Tracy has agricultural roots and affordable homes, but a new study reveals a less obvious distinction for this Central Valley city: Doctors use internal radiation to treat men for prostate cancer at the highest rate in California, more than four times the state average.
The Columbus Dispatch
Research will target Ohio's early births
A $10 million research project will focus on what causes babies to be born too early.
Mon May 20, 2013
Conservatives Unite Against Immigration Bill
A group of conservatives that includes Paul and me have signed a letter opposing the Gang of Eight's immigration bill.
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle kicks off Northeastern's Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference
Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, called Her Deepness by The New Yorker and The New York Times , Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine , will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013.
Why Feeling Anxious About a Vaccine Makes It More Effective
Standing at a podium in front of an audience of psychiatrists, clinicians and scientists, Firdaus Dhabhar brings up a video of his infant son on a large projector screen and presses play.
Inside Bay Area
Powerball's second-place winner purchased ticket at San Jose 7-Eleven
They didn't win the big, instant-tycoon, retire-to-the-Bahamas lottery prize, but somewhere lurking around San Jose is a $2 million Powerball winner.
Sun May 19, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Transfer club at Oakland's Merritt College helps students navigate path to universities
Merritt College professor Claudio Duran, right, speaks to students and faculty members during a meeting of Club Altazor on Monday, May, 6, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The need for charters
Even though Massachusetts has been a leader in reforming public education, it is clear that more needs to be done.
Gliding robot mimics flying fish
IT MIMICS the leaping glides of flying fish and needs no external power. The Jump Glider could be the first in a new generation of robots, harnessing aerodynamic lift to travel further than it would if it simply hopped, and without using additional energy.
Sat May 18, 2013
John Kennedy's political career began in 1945
After the death of Joe Kennedy, Jr during World War II, John moved into the position of oldest son.
New colonoscope provides ground-breaking view of colon
A ground-breaking advance in colonoscopy technology signals the future of colorectal care, according to research presented today at Digestive Disease Week .
Earth & Sky
Two months aboard Antarctic icebreaker in less than five minutes
Time-lapse video of icebreaker traveling through Antarctic seas. Two months of sequences, condensed into less than five minutes.
Fri May 17, 2013
Bleeding-Edge Musical Innovation, Live from CCRMA; Full Report, Monolake + Tarik Barri Live
Make no mistake. The slightly-impossible-to-pronounce acronym CCRMA, standing for the not-terribly-sexy "Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics," is one of the world's hotbeds for innovation in electronic music.
Death by a thousand cuts
The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills , by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu, Allen Lane, RRPA 20 / Basic Books, RRP$27.99, 240 pages Austerity kills - and on a grand scale.
Innovator: Greg Raleigh's Zact, Pay-as-You-Go Custom Wireless
If you want to change phone companies or you're paying for a lot of unused data, good luck getting out of your two-year contract.