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  1. See How Apple's Tim Cook Honored Steve Jobs's BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Time

    Apple CEO Tim Cook took a moment on Twitter to remember his mentor and friend Steve Jobs on Tuesday, the day on which the late Apple co-founder would have turned 60. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do," Cook wrote, quoting a line from Jobs's 2005 commencement address at Stanford University. Remembering Steve, who would have turned 60 today.

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  2. High-profile Silicon Valley sex bias trial beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... than the companies they help launch. “This case is a wakeup call,” said longtime Stanford University law professor Deborah Rhode, who teaches gender equity law. “The case has sparked a much-needed debate about gender inequality ...

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  3. National Security and the 2016 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The American Prospect

    ... may recall a campus slogan from another era, "Hey, hey. Ho, ho. Western civ. has got to go." That was at Stanford University in 1987, part of a wave of demands to limit traditional courses featuring dead while males, in favor of cultural pluralism. ...

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  4. Marine animals have grown bigger over time, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | West Hawaii Today

    When it comes to evolution, bigger might really be better. A team of Stanford University scientists analyzing the body sizes of marine mammals over nearly 550 million years have found that average body size has increased 150-fold.

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  5. Edgar H. Booth dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NorthJersey.com

    ... the Army Specialized Training Program, but was not sent overseas. After the war, he completed college at Stanford University, majoring in journalism. In 1953, he graduated from Harvard Law School, joining his father, Benjamin H. Booth, at Booth, ...

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  6. Milpitas-based FireEye mans the front line in fight against cyberattacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | SiliconValley.com

    ... understanding of security attacks. President Barack Obama hosted a cybersecurity summit this month at Stanford University and announced an executive order that gives the government greater leeway to share classified information that could help ...

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  7. Terri Givens Appointed Provost at Menlo CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PRWeb

    ... of Texas at Austin. Her credentials include an undergraduate degree in international relations from Stanford University, and MA and PhD degrees in political science from UCLA. After she obtained her doctorate, Dr. Givens joined the faculty at the ...

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  8. VC-backed RallyPoint adds LinkedIn co-founder to boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PE Hub

    ... we begin to share RallyPoint's success with the rest of the military community." Guericke, a graduate of Stanford University with a B.S. and M.S. in engineering, serves on the boards of several startups and mentors Stanford student entrepreneurs. ...

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  9. Real Estate Expert Macodou N'Daw Posts Article About Downside of Real Estate InvestingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PR Log

    ... inational Enterprise from The Wharton School (1979), an M.B.A and an M.A. in Agricultural Economics from Stanford University (1986), and attended The Harvard Business School Executive Development Program (1998).

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  10. Science: Battery power is latest location tracking dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Inquirer

    SCIENTISTS have warned of a new smartphone risk after discovering that battery power can be used to track a person's movements. Smartphone users' movements are already plotted, but computer scientists from Stanford University were pretty shocked that the apparently innocent battery is actually a bit of a swine when it comes to keeping your movements close to your chest.

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  11. Dr. BJ Fogg Joins Virgin Pulse's Science Advisory BoardRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Freshnews

    Virgin Pulse , the market leader in the rapidly-growing employee health engagement category, today announced it has established a relationship, exclusive in the employee health and engagement industry, with behavior change expert Dr. BJ Fogg , who has joined the company's Science Advisory Board . Dr. Fogg, who directs the Persuasive Tech Lab at Stanford University, has created innovative models of human behavior change based on his work that empowers people to think clearly about the psychology of persuasion - and then to convert those insights into real-world outcomes.

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  12. Wanted: 80,000 British babies for massive studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NatureNews

    ... became obvious that that wasn't going to be a winning formula," says Philip Pizzo, a paediatrician at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, who co-chaired the working group that concluded that the National Children's Study was not feasible. ...

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  13. Ecstasy Precursor Shows How to Reduce Alcohol Cancer Risk-and Curb DrunkennessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Scientific American

    ... more likely to get mouth, throat and esophageal cancers than people with the normal gene and enzyme. Now Stanford University researchers have found a novel way to pair two small chemicals to reduce this risk. But one of them, unfortunately, is toxic ...

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  14. Customized DNA rings aid early cancer detection in mice, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Stanford

    ... blood sample will expose whether you've got cancer and even give a rough idea of its extent. Stanford University School of Medicine investigators administered a customized genetic construct consisting of tiny rings of DNA, called DNA minicircles, to ...

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  15. Helping Launch the NetGain ChallengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | My heart's in Accra

    ... say: 45 years ago, the first message was sent over the internet, between a computer at UCLA and one at Stanford University. 25 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee turned the internet from a tool for academics into something most of us use every day, by ...

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  16. Black conservatives seek to draft Condoleeza Rice for Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Hill

    The Black Conservatives Fund wants to draft former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice into a Senate bid in 2016, as they argue she represents the GOP's best chance to win a Senate seat in deep-blue California. The group sent out a fundraising email to supporters Tuesday morning asking for donations to encourage the former diplomat now teaching at Stanford University to run for the open seat.

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  17. Who Is Working Less?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Heritage Foundation

    ... among low-income households than among high-income households. Our finding contradicts results found by Stanford University economist Robert Hall using a separate data source and indicates that more research is needed to fully understand the shifts ...

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  18. Time When Southwest Was Wet and Northwest Was Dry Aids Efforts to Predict Future Rainfall PatternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... US," said study coauthor Kate Maher, assistant professor of geological and environmental sciences at Stanford University. " It was amazing to see how our results, when combined with work of many other research groups and compared to the newest ...

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  19. U.S. researchers develop new blood test for early cancer detectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Philippines Today

    U.S. researchers said Monday they have developed a new blood test that has the potential to detect cancers in their earliest stages. In a proof-of-principle study, researchers from Stanford University administered a drug called DNA minicircles to mice and found mice with tumors produced a substance that tumor-free mice didn't make and was easily detected 48 hours later in the blood.

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  20. LinkedIn Co-Founder Konstantin Guericke Joins RallyPoint Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Market Wire

    ... we begin to share RallyPoint's success with the rest of the military community." Guericke, a graduate of Stanford University with a B.S. and M.S. in engineering, serves on the boards of several startups and mentors Stanford student entrepreneurs. ...

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