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  1. Scientists Debate If It's OK To Make Viruses More Dangerous In The LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Imagine that scientists wanted to take Ebola virus and see if it could ever become airborne by deliberately causing mutations in the lab and then searching through those new viruses to see if any spread easily through the air. The question was posed by David Relman , a microbiologist at Stanford University, at a two-day meeting being held National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., to discuss whether some experiments with germs are so risky that the dangers aren't worth the potential benefits.

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  2. NZ 'well placed' to increase clean energy useRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... ern for their children and grandchildren." Professor of Physics and Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University. US Secretary of Energy 2009-2013. Co-recipient of Nobel Prize for Physics 1997.

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  3. Interview: UBC president Arvind Gupta on academic innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... in these ideas and can commercialize them." There's a huge market for that-Google started as an idea at Stanford University. But the flip side is that society sometimes has challenges and needs someone to address them. We haven't been as good in ...

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  4. Study shows why expert pilots are expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KAUZ

    ... lead author Maheen Adamson, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University, said in a university news release. The researchers traced that ability back to an area of the brain called the caudate nucleus, ...

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  5. Mixamo sees fast growth for its Fuse 3D game character creation toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | VentureBeat

    ... was founded in 2008 by 3D experts Corazza and Nazim Kareemi after they worked on animation technology at Stanford University. They raised $11 million to date from Granite Ventures, AMD, and Keynote Ventures. Mobile developer or publisher? ...

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  6. The biggest obstacle to a mortgage market recovery that nobody is talking aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Housing Wire

    ... professional development. George graduated with honors and distinction in sociology and Italian from Stanford University in 2012. Laurie Goodman is the Center Director for the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute. This Center is ...

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  7. to host 100-year study on artificial intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stanford

    Russ Altman, a professor of bioengineering and of computer science at Stanford, will serve as faculty director of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence. Stanford University has invited leading thinkers from several institutions to begin a 100-year effort to study and anticipate how the effects of artificial intelligence will ripple through every aspect of how people work, live and play.

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  8. Osmo Nutrition Names Will Garratt as CEORead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Sporting Goods Business

    ... complement to Osmo's endurance sport-obsessed culture and team." Dr. Sims, who earned her PhD from Stanford University, is behind the emerging science that is driving new performance hydration trends, causing athletes and active individuals to ...

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  9. Techniques for minimizing environmental impacts of frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    ... spills, and the frequency of well-integrity failures. The above story is based on materials provided by Stanford University . Note: Materials may be edited for content and length. Stanford University. "Techniques for minimizing environmental impacts ...

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  10. Margaret Hoover and the Nepotismof Anti-Conservative RepublicanismRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lucianne.com

    On Monday, Margaret Hoover, great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover, board member of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and CNN contributor, appeared alongside Sally Kohn, Sunny Hostin and Mel Robbins to hold up her hands while Hostin held the sign, "I Can't Breathe," a sign protesting supposed police racism and brutality. Kohn tweeted out a screencap of the pose, sparking controversy around the Internet-given the combination of the "I Can't Breathe" sign in honor of Eric Garner and the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" pose in honor of the fictionalized killing of Michael Brown .

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  11. Four great swimmers who never competed at the Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    ... in the top one percent of Americans in terms of accomplishments.'" For Buese, who would go on to swim at Stanford University, that was enough at the time. It wasn't until the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games that the impact of the boycott really hit her, ...

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  12. Student Seeks to Harness the Power of the Immune System to Combat CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wireless Design & Development

    ... year of high school. That summer he worked with Bill Robinson, an associate professor of medicine at Stanford University, to study rheumatoid arthritis - an autoimmune disease that typically results in inflamed and painful joints. He loved the ...

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  13. Keep snuggly warm with self-heating nanowire clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | New Scientist

    ... freezing, for instance - that figure must come down if we are to reduce carbon emissions. So Yi Cui of Stanford University in California and his colleagues want to change the way we keep warm. The team has developed a technique for coating textiles ...

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  14. 10 Colleges With the Highest Acceptance RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | US News & World Report

    ... fall 2013. Schools with the lowest acceptance rates included primarily a National Universities such as Stanford University , which accepted 5.7 percent of applicants, and Harvard University , which accepted 5.8 percent. National Universities offer a ...

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  15. Guest View: MCAS story is getting tiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... under his control. Charter schools were another success that emerged from education reform. Last year a Stanford University study called Massachusetts' charters the nation's best and found that Boston charter schools do more to close the achievement ...

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  16. Family Is at the Center of EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Forward

    T.M. Luhrmann, a Stanford University anthropologist, recently published a fascinating piece in the New York Times positing that over thousands of years, wheat people and rice people have developed distinct cultures. The cultivation of wheat depends on rainfall and individual work, while "a community of rice farmers needs to work together in tightly integrated ways," she wrote.

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  17. Apple's Stores iPhone 6 Availability And Analyst's Asia Trip ObservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Forbes.com

    ... at IBM in a variety of sales and manufacturing positions. I have a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Sussex, England. I have been tracking the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus's ...

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  18. Is the Higgs Boson a Piece of the Matter-Antimatter Puzzle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newswise

    ... particle physics and accelerator research. Located in Menlo Park, Calif., SLAC is operated by Stanford University for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. For more information, please visit slac.stanford.edu . SLAC National Accelerator ...

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  19. New Therapy For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome To Be TestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2007 | Science Daily

    A preliminary study suggests there may be hope in the offing for some sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome with a new therapy being tested by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. A preliminary study suggests there may be hope in the offing for some sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome with a new therapy being tested by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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  20. Joe's Health Calendar Dec. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | RecordNET

    Dec. 16 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. : St. Joseph's Medical Center/Dignity Health would like to invite the public to Healthier Living, a program created by Stanford University. It will be held at Arnold Rue Community Center Library, 5758 Lorraine Ave., Stockton.

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