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4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Social Software

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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Greenwich Citizen

California high court pick up for confirmation

California Gov. Jerry Brown 's nominee to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court has received strong support during the run-up to his confirmation hearing.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Startups, Stanford University, Immigration Reform, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, World News, Mexico,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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

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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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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