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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Praise where it is due

But the work of Carol Dweck, a professor of psychology at Stanford University, in California, bears serious consideration.

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6 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

Flying in the face of consensus

Avi Tuschman proposes that political orientation has a huge genetic component in "Our Political Nature: The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us."

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10 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Stanford team reports new low-cost, non-precious metal catalyst for...

Researchers at Stanford University, with colleagues at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and other institutions, have developed a nickel-based electrocatalyst for low-cost water-splitting for hydrogen production with performance close to that of much more expensive commercial platinum electrocatalysts.

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14 hrs ago | China Daily

Exchange program start was an accident

Thomas Fingar, the inaugural Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at the Stanford University, oversees the launching of the first academic exchanges program with China at the univeristy level in 1978.

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15 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

A new twist on an old grade school science project

Stanford scientists have developed a low-cost device that uses an ordinary AAA battery to split water into oxygen and hydrogen gas.

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18 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

Healthier living workshop at SVMC

The Vt. Blueprint for Health is offering a free Healthier Living Workshop from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday evenings from Sept.

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22 hrs ago | Forbes.com

A Mother's Plea To Save Her Child From A Neglected Disease

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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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

10 Things You Need To Know In Advertising Today

In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel poses for photos, in Los Angeles.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Apple Hid Steve Jobs' Amazing Commencement Speech In Its Word Processor - Here's How To Find It

If you have Apple's word-processing application, Pages, on your Mac, then you can find an Easter egg that honors Steve Jobs: the text of his 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University.

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The Block Island Times

Who are you calling dumb?

Something very exciting happened earlier this summer: the dumb blonde stereotype was shattered.

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The Stranger

Stanford Student Compares Rape to Bicycle Theft

This Bloomberg story by John Lauerman and Jennifer Surane about sexual assault and hook-up culture on college campuses contains the worst two paragraphs I've read all day: Some men feel that too much responsibility for preventing sexual assault has been put on their shoulders , said Chris Herries, a senior at Stanford University.

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RedOrbit

Targeted Brain Stimulation Helps Stroke...

When investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine applied light-driven stimulation to nerve cells in the brains of mice that had suffered strokes several days earlier, the mice showed significantly greater recovery in motor ability than mice that had experienced strokes but whose brains weren't stimulated.

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Psychology Today

Hearing Voices

One of the greatest benefits of being affiliated with a major university is the opportunities that often arise to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration .

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WinBeta

Steve Ballmer to teach at Stanford University this fall, USC in the Spring

Not too long ago, the ex- Microsoft CEO resigned from the company's board of directors, and mentioned this fall is going to be a hectic one since he plans to teach a new class alongside the beginning of a new NBA season.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Rice Lake Online

Turning a blind eye to concerns

The Rice Lake Chronotype The party line among the companies that use hydraulic fracturing to get at hard to reach oil and gas deposits has always been that they drill at depths far below the aquifers we use for drinking water.

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Business Journal

U of L pediatrics leader plans six-month sabbatical

Dr. Gerard Rabalais , chairman of the department of pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, plans to take a six-month sabbatical at the beginning of next year.

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SFGate

Walking thru Richard Serraa s a oeSequencea

Richard Serra's "Sequence" is 235 tons of steel that you can walk through, like a maze with no corners.

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LiveScience

Underwater Maids: Mussels and Clams Could Mop Up Waterways

They might not have feather dusters, brooms or even arms and legs, but bivalves - such as clams, mussels and oysters - make good underwater maids, a new study suggests.

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Art Daily

Cantor Arts Center exhibition depicts Satan and his realm through five centuries of art

To celebrate the arrival on campus of Jackson Pollock's Lucifer-one of the most important works in the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University-the Cantor Arts Center presents an exhibition that explores the fascinating evolution of artists' depictions of the devil and his realm through the past 500 years.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

DFW Catholic

Musica Sacra St. Louis Conference October 23-25

The fifth annual Musica Sacra St. Louis conference will explore "The Beauty of the Mass Ordinary" and "English Language Adaptations of the Mass Propers".

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