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Tech Trek inspires girls to get involved in math, sciences

Alabama's first Tech Trek camp appears to have been a success. The week-long residential camp, for rising 8th grade girls, wrapped up Friday at UAHuntsville.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Huntsville, AL, Inventions, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Rule of Tree

Council Rock North QB Brandon McIlwain will visit Stanford on Sunday

Brandon McIlwain, the starting quarterback for Council Rock North, who is ranked twenty ninth in the 2016 class by ESPN, will take an unofficial visit to Stanford University on Sunday, according to 247Sports.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Sports, Stanford University NCAA, NCAA Sports

Gizmag

Stanford researchers develop self-cooling solar cells

Photovoltaic cells are one of the more promising alternative energy sources. Mechanically they are very simple, with no moving parts, and are clean and emission-free.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Startups, Stanford University, Gadgets

Newkerala.com

Earth's 6th mass extinction begins

A study has revealed the early stages of Earth's 6th mass extinction event, for which human activities are being held responsible.

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Scientific Blogging

Climate Change May Slow Down The Agriculture Boom

It's no secret that the last few decades have seen a whirlwind of improvements in agricultural science.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Global Warming, Startups, Stanford University

Deutsche Welle

100 percent renewable energy scenario for California

California could meet its energy needs with renewables alone, according to Stanford University researchers.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Startups, Stanford University, Solar Energy, Global Warming

Fibers.org

OSA launches new journal for optics and photonics research

The Optical Society has launched a new open-access online journal, titled Optica , which will include research in the optics and photonics fields.

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Art Daily

Cantor Arts Center unveils 3 transformative gifts: Works by Warhol, Diebenkorn, and Lawrence

The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University today announced three transformative gifts of work by Andy Warhol, Richard Diebenkorn, and Jacob Lawrence.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Photography, Arts, Libraries

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Gov. Brown Nominates Hispanic to State Supreme Court

Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino CuAŠllar was nominated by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Supreme Court Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Startups, Stanford University, California, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Washington University in St. Louis

Corcoran named assistant dean for finance

Mary Corcoran has been named assistant dean for finance at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Medical Daily

Psychotic Voices In Your Head Depend On Culture You're From: Friendly In Ghana, Evil In America

How we hear hallucinatory "voices," either as the result of schizophrenia or some other undiagnosed condition, may depend largely on the culture in which we live, a new Stanford University study finds.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News, Startups, Stanford University, Anthropology, Science, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, India

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PhysicsWeb Events

Plasmonic chip diagnoses diabetes

A plasmonic chip that can diagnose type-1 diabetes has been unveiled by researchers at Stanford University in the US.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Startups, Stanford University, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

The Hartford Courant

Group Says Incoming School Chief Supplied 'Ph.D.' Bio Information He Now Disavows

A national research organization said Wednesday that Terrence P. Carter, the incoming superintendent of schools in New London , submitted a biography in 2011 that indicated he had received a Ph.D. from Stanford University , an assertion that contradicts what the embattled educator has said.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Rosedale (Washington, DC), Madison, CT

T.H.E. Journal

More School Time on Math Won't Help Struggling Students in the Long Run

Will more time in math class equate to more math fluency for middle school students? Not in the long run, according to research done at Stanford University's Center for Educational Policy Analysis .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Startups, Stanford University, Miami Dade County, FL, Family, Kids

Saratoga News

New California Supreme Court justice

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday nominated Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to a vacancy on the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino to the state's high court and again choosing a prominent legal scholar without judicial experience to shape the court's future.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Startups, Stanford University, UC Berkeley

The Modesto Bee

Bio of court nominee Mariano-Florentino Cuellar

Bachelor's degree, Harvard College; Juris Doctor degree, Yale Law School; Doctor of Philosophy degree in political science, Stanford University.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

ECNmag

Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer

Scientists may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells-keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday Sun.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Pacific Sun

3 Local Poets in Menlo Park

The public is invited meet three acclaimed local poets and hear their work, during a free program to be presented by the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, August 2. Caroline Goodwin is San Mateo County's first Poet Laureate.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Montara, CA, Arts, Poetry, Startups, Stanford University

The Modesto Bee

Bio of court nominee Mariano-Florentino Cuellar

Bachelor's degree, Harvard College; Juris Doctor degree, Yale Law School; Doctor of Philosophy degree in political science, Stanford University.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Inside Bay Area

Margaret Lavin: Bay Area Teachers Attend Math and Science Summer Fellowship Program

For 30 consecutive years Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education has partnered with Bay Area companies, universities and research labs to provide teachers with unique professional development opportunities.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Redwood City, CA, Genetics, Medicine

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