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9 min ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit

Most of us overlook the ground beneath our feet. But when Gayatri Datar, 28, looks at the floor, she sees an opportunity to improve public health.

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9 min ago | The Washington Post

Stanford U. plans to increase its undergraduate enrollment

The most selective university in the country plans to open its gates a bit wider in the next few years.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, 9, California, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing

3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Zipcar Revs Up Car Sharing in Palo Alto

Zipcar and the City of Palo Alto have partnered to expand car sharing in the citywith the addition of 10 new Zipcars at four city-owned parking facilities within the Downtown Parking Assessment District.

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Related Topix: Startups, Zipcar, Stanford University, Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Volkswagen, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Volkswagen Passat

11 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Indian-born researcher at Stanford wins prestigious award

Himanshu Asnani, 27, an Indian-born mathematics researcher at Stanford University Electrical Engineering School in the US, is the winner of the Marconi Society Paul Baran young scholar award for 2014.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

The Anderson Collection at Stanford opens to the public

In Sept 2014, Stanford University will become home to the core of the Anderson Collection, one of the world's most outstanding private assemblies of post--World War II American art.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Painting, Arts, Indiana

Kevin, M.D.

Dissent and cynicism: Learning from listening to doctors

I was elected executive medical director in November 1998 but would not assume the leadership role until January 2000.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Art Daily

'Fatal Laughs: The Art of Robert Arneson' opens at the Cantor Arts Center

American sculptor Robert Arneson revolutionized the medium of clay, transforming it from a 'craft' into 'fine art.'

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Startups, Stanford University, UC Davis

San Jose Mercury News

Google accord with Harvard tie fails judge's smell test

Google's settlement of a privacy lawsuit probably won't win approval because it includes a donation to an Internet research center at Harvard University and to other schools that attorneys who brought the case attended, a judge said.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Harvard University, Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

SiliconValley.com

Google accord with Harvard tie fails judge's smell test

Google's settlement of a privacy lawsuit probably won't win approval because it includes a donation to an Internet research center at Harvard University and to other schools that attorneys who brought the case attended, a judge said.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Harvard University, Startups, Stanford University

Water Online

Are Fracking Chemicals Getting Too Close To Drinking Water Aquifers?

The study by Stanford University researchers found that oil exploration is likely "bringing fracking fluids into direct contact with groundwater drinking sources by fracking at shallower depths than generally believed and most-often reported," according to the North Denver News .

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Danish Companies Migrate to Silicon Valley

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark arrived at Stanford University on Monday to share his opening remarks at the conference.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Embarcadero Road fixes coming to Palo Alto

Traffic was backed up on Embarcadero Road near Town & Country Village around 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

Top 50 Universities for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

Many argue the value of a college education for aspiring entrepreneurs. The fact that some of history's most successful startups IBM, Apple, Facebook were all founded by college dropouts is enough to spark that debate.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Social Software, Startups, Stanford University, August, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NatureNews

Social sciences suffer from severe publication bias

Masses of experimental results lie unpublished in social scientists' file drawers, potentially skewing the reliability of those that do get into print.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Psychology, Science, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA)

Norwalk Citizen News

California high court nominee's life at a glance

Stanford University law professor, 2001-present; law clerk to U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Mary Schroeder, 2000-2001; research assistant at Hoover Institution, 1999; senior adviser to the undersecretary of the Treasury, 1997-1999; intern in the executive office of the president, Council of Economic Advisers, 1996; research assistant in ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Save the date: Sep 12 - Brazil in the 21st Century

BayBrazil is a non-profit with a deep-rooted mission of bridging the knowledge, investments, and entrepreneurship between Brazil and United states, creating connections and circulating information in high-level events for networking and information.

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Forbes.com

Cisco CEO John Chambers: American Health Care Is At A Tipping Point

As a CEO, practicing physician and business school professor, I have a unique perspective on the business of health care and the culture of medicine.

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In-PharmaTechnologist.com

GSK: GM yeast breakthrough won't kill off poppy-based opium

Poppies will continue to be the main source of industrial opiates long-term according to GSK, despite a recent breakthrough in efforts to produce it in GM yeast.

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Silicon Alley Insider

A Simple Brain Theory Endorsed By Bill Gates Claims To Help You Learn Anything

That's according to Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University, who coined the term "growth mindset" in her 2007 book " Mindset: The New Psychology of Success ."

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