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3 hrs ago | 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Masses of experimental results lie unpublished in social scientists' file drawers, potentially skewing the reliability of those that do get into print.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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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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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Related Topix: Cisco, Startups, Stanford University, Yale University, Healthcare Industry

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

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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Related Topix: Pacific-Palisades, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Stanley, Startups, Stanford University, Australia, World News,

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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ABC News

How a Computer Glitch Cost Student a Full Ride to Stanford

A brainiac from northern California says a computer glitch at his high school cost him a full ride to Stanford University.

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Related Topix: California, Stanford University, Startups, Education Etc.

TheStreet.com

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Telecommute

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Stanford University, Startups, Business News

TheStreet.com

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Telecommute

Pretty well, according to Stanford University . Researchers there studied a Chinese travel agency with 16,000 employees and found that at-home workers experienced a 13% increase in performance after nine months of telecommuting.

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TechCrunch

StartX And QB3 Open A Biotech Lab In Palo Alto

StartX , the nonprofit accelerator program spun out of Stanford University, is opening a biotech laboratory in conjunction with QB3 , the institute focused on molecular biology research at the University of California.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Biology, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Choral leader off to Stanford

Kathlyn Gan, a parish musical director at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Port Moody, is off to Stanford University in California next spring for post-doctoral research in the lab of a Nobel Prize winner.

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Related Topix: Canada, Startups, Stanford University, Biology, Science

DigitalKoans

Technical Systems Architect at Stanford University

Providing leadership and guidance, the Technical Systems Architect ensures the Technical Systems team delivers quality solutions that aligns with faculty, staff, and student needs and interests.

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CBS News

Aspirin could help with blood clots, study finds

Daily doses of aspirin could help reduce the risk of recurring blood clots, researchers say.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Maryan Mirzakhani

The Fields Medal is frequently called the " Nobel Prize " of mathematics, and since it was first awarded in 1936, 16 of the 28 honorees affiliated with United States institutions were foreign-born, including two of the medals awarded last week.

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