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3 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Zipcar Revs Up Car Sharing in Palo Alto

Partnership With City of Palo Alto Put Zipcars in City-Owned Parking Lots, Making Getting Around in a Car More Sustainable, Cost Effective and Convenient SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Zipcar and the City of Palo Alto have partnered to expand car sharing in the city with the addition of 10 new Zipcars at four city-owned parking facilities within ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Nurse Coordinator at Stanford's Adult Congenital Heart Program Has...

Christy Sillman, RN, nurse coordinator for the Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford, has a unique connection with her patients -- she too was born with congenital heart disease.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Cardiology, Startups, Stanford University, Nursing

9 hrs ago | Patch.com

Pacific Palisades Couple Donates $1.5M to UCLA Anderson School of Management

Investment managers and Pacific Palisades residents Donnalisa and William M. Barnum, Jr. have donated $1.5 million to UCLA Anderson School of Management to establish the Donnalisa '86 and William M. Barnum, Jr. Endowed Term Chair in Management.

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Related Topix: Pacific-Palisades, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Stanley, Startups, Stanford University, Australia, World News,

13 hrs ago | Stanford

New drug promises relief for inflammatory pain, scientists say

Researchers have discovered that a compound they developed could potentially serve as a painkiller, with particular utility for East Asians with an alcohol-metabolizing enzyme mutation.

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15 hrs ago | ABC News

How a Computer Glitch Cost Student a Full Ride to Stanford

A brainiac from northern California says a computer glitch at his high school cost him a full ride to Stanford University.

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Related Topix: California, Stanford University, Startups, Education Etc.

19 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Telecommute

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Stanford University, Startups, Business News

19 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Telecommute

Pretty well, according to Stanford University . Researchers there studied a Chinese travel agency with 16,000 employees and found that at-home workers experienced a 13% increase in performance after nine months of telecommuting.

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20 hrs ago | TechCrunch

StartX And QB3 Open A Biotech Lab In Palo Alto

StartX , the nonprofit accelerator program spun out of Stanford University, is opening a biotech laboratory in conjunction with QB3 , the institute focused on molecular biology research at the University of California.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Biology, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Choral leader off to Stanford

Kathlyn Gan, a parish musical director at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Port Moody, is off to Stanford University in California next spring for post-doctoral research in the lab of a Nobel Prize winner.

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Related Topix: Canada, Startups, Stanford University, Biology, Science

DigitalKoans

Technical Systems Architect at Stanford University

Providing leadership and guidance, the Technical Systems Architect ensures the Technical Systems team delivers quality solutions that aligns with faculty, staff, and student needs and interests.

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CBS News

Aspirin could help with blood clots, study finds

Daily doses of aspirin could help reduce the risk of recurring blood clots, researchers say.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Maryan Mirzakhani

The Fields Medal is frequently called the " Nobel Prize " of mathematics, and since it was first awarded in 1936, 16 of the 28 honorees affiliated with United States institutions were foreign-born, including two of the medals awarded last week.

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Information Technology

Assia Ceo, Dr. John Cioffi, to Present at Hot Interconnects on...

In his presentation Dr. Cioffi will share his perspectives on the importance of the quality of the consumer's Internet experience and the strain caused by consumer devices and streaming of video applications.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Widevine Technologies, Mountain View, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Science, Computer Science

Circulation

Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Cell Signaling Pathway Contributes to...

From the Departments of Neurosurgery and Biological Sciences , and Stanford Stroke Center , Stanford University, CA; Department of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China ; and Department of Neurosurgery, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical School, Beijing, China .

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Stanford University, World News, China,

Gizmag

Scientists create water splitter that runs on a single AAA battery

A new emissions-free device created by scientists at Stanford University uses an ordinary 1.5-volt battery to split water into hydrogen and oxygen at room temperature, potentially providing a low-cost method to power fuel cells in zero-emissions vehicles and buildings.

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RedOrbit

Water Splitter Developed That Runs On An...

In 2015, American consumers will finally be able to purchase fuel cell cars from Toyota and other manufacturers.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Startups, Stanford University

Business Wire

ZTE Partners With Blue Jeans Network to Enhance Video Collaboration Services Products

This partnership will allow ZTE customers to experience Blue Jeans Network's cloud-based video conferencing services and connect easily to one another via their ZTE VCS products, creating a uniform user experience that fosters collaboration.

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Pacific Sun

Palo Alto, 2 BR/2 BA

Situated at a very convenient location, with walking distance to Stanford University, restaurants,grocery shopping and Caltrain Station, this luxurious condominium in gated community is a must see.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Star

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills

Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer.

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Holtville Tribune

Vault nanoparticles engineered at UCLA show promise for cancer treatment and possible HIV cure

A multidisciplinary team of scientists from UCLA and Stanford University has used a naturally occurring nanoparticle called a vault to create a novel drug delivery system that could lead to advances in the treatment of cancer and HIV.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Cancer, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Startups, Stanford University

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