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3 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford arts buildings to be revamped

Two major Stanford University arts facilities are getting prepped for soon-to-commence facelifts: Memorial Auditorium and the Cantor Arts Center.


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7 hrs ago | Light Reading

Juniper Veteran Is New Kumu Networks CEO

Former Juniper executive vice president RK Anand is joining Kumu Networks as the rule-breaking radio startup's new CEO.


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11 hrs ago | The Paly Voice

San Francisquito Creek listed among most endangered in US

American Rivers, a conservation group advocating for river restoration and protection, named Palo Alto's San Francisquito Creek the fifth-most endangered river in an annual report Wednesday, April 9. The creek, which runs just a mile from Palo Alto High School campus, contains one of the last remaining wild steelhead fish populations in the San ... (more)


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15 hrs ago | European Journal of Human Genetics

The MLH1 c.-27C

Tel: +1 650 725 9695; Fax: +1 650 725 9696; E-mail: Germline mutations of the DNA mismatch repair genes MLH1 , MSH2 , MSH6 or PMS2 , and deletions affecting the EPCAM gene adjacent to MSH2 , underlie Lynch syndrome by predisposing to early-onset colorectal, endometrial and other cancers.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Australia, World News, Oncology, Biology, Science, Startups, Stanford, CA

20 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

ILAE Updates Definition of Epilepsy

A new definition of epilepsy resolves some lingering issues from the 2005 definition to improve the practicality of diagnosis for clinicians, according to an International League Against Epilepsy official report published online April 14 in Epilepsia .


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Yesterday | Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford law student receives award for helping crime victims

Stanford University law student Natasha Haney entered law school in part out of a desire to seek justice for crime victims.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings on Medical Physics Discussed by Investigators at Stanford University

Editor at Biotech Week -- Fresh data on Health and Medicine are presented in a new report.


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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Free Drug Samples Prompt Skin Doctors To Prescribe Costlier Meds

Dermatologists who accept free tubes and bottles of brand-name drugs are likelier to prescribe expensive medications for acne than doctors who are prohibited from taking samples, a study reports Wednesday.


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Silicon Valley Watcher

Poland Day In Silicon Valley - May 15 Stanford University

Poland has an excellent community of software and hardware engineers thanks to the country's long tradition of excellence in maths and encryption.


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Seeking Alpha

Corcept Therapeutics: Fourth Time's A Charm For Mifepristone In PMD?

Management has made important trial design changes to the current phase 3 trial, most notably regarding placebo effect and dose.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Mifepristone (generic), Mifeprex, RU-486, Startups, Corcept Therapeutics, Menlo Park, CA, Stanford University


Here comes an app to tie your carbon footprint with what you buy

Startup Oroeco is tying financial data from Mint with carbon emissions data, in the hopes that their app will be compelling enough to change user behavior.


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Wall Street Journal

Recession's Lingering Scars Could Include Lower Labor-Force Participation

The recession left deep scars on the U.S. economy, and two features of the lackluster recover - sluggish productivity growth and lower labor-force participation - may persist for years to come.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Queen Anne & Magnolia News

Ballard's music program hits high notes

Members of Advanced Women's Chorale, Concert Choir, Orchestra and Wind Ensemble traveled to San Francisco on April 10 to 13 for clinics at Stanford University and to sing at Golden Gate Park.


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Novel technique produces ethanol from carbon monoxide

Ethanol may be touted as a more eco-friendly alternative to fossil fuels, but it's not without its own drawbacks.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Startups, Stanford University, Gadgets


Tubbs to speak at NAACP event in San Jose

City Councilman Michael Tubbs will be the keynote speaker April 26 at the San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP's Freedom & Friendship Gala.


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The Marmot's Hole

The U.S. must help mediate between Korea and Japan

So, says Gi-Wook Shin and Daniel C. Sneider over at Foreign Affairs magazine . Shin and Sneider are Director and Associate Director of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University.


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Inside Bay Area

Kaiser Permanente cardiologist recalls her year as Miss California

However, Rita Ng, a cardiologist with the hospital for more than two years, has bridged those two very different worlds.


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Laser industry 'hugely important' to the Scottish economy, says politician Yousef

Scotland has the talent, skills and expertise to become a global powerhouse for the multi-billion pound laser-enabled technology industry, external affairs minister for the Scottish Parliament Humza Yousaf has said.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014


Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study

Having a copy of a certain gene variant increases women's risk for Alzheimer's disease much more than it does for men, a new study indicates.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Startups, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


Stanford studies hand-wash habits with cameras

People taking care of kids in low-income and developing areas around the world have been found to wash their hands with soap 17 percent of the time after using the toilet, according to researchers at Stanford University.


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