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With the mixed-race population rapidly increasing in the United States, Stanford political scientist Lauren Davenport says it's important to figure out what factors shape this group's political attitudes and self-identification. Facebook · Twitter · Email. By Alex Shashkevich. Biracial youth who identify with ...
A comprehensive archive documenting Saddam Hussein's rule reveals the inner workings of brutal authoritarian rule, and it is helping both scholars and government representatives better understand the full scope of the coercive measures the regime used. Facebook · Twitter · Email. By Clifton B. Parker. Hoover Institution brutality

Stanford University researchers may be on the verge of a breakthrough in the fight against cancer with a vaccine. Ian Cull reports. (Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018). Stanford University researchers may be on the verge of a breakthrough in the fight against cancer with a vaccine. Dr. Ron Levy, a pioneer in ...
Eric Shooter, PhD, professor emeritus of neurobiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine and founding chair of that department, died March 21. He was 93. Shooter was internationally acclaimed in the field for his work on the structure and mechanisms of neurotrophins, the proteins that ...
... and health care at its three institutions - Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics), and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. For more information, please visit the Office of Communication & Public Affairs site at http://mednews.stanford.edu.
Local students named Stanford University Innovation Fellows ... Two Western Michigan University students from Oakland County - Megan Nicole Miller of Lake Orion and Milford High School graduate Daniel Paul Mozel - were named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford University's Hasso ...

As California and other states and cities act on their own on the international stage, Stanford scholars explore how these sub-federal actors are shifting the laws that would otherwise limit their state authority in foreign affairs. Facebook · Twitter · Email. By Melissa De Witte. California - the country's ...
Examining body sizes of ancient and modern aquatic mammals and their terrestrial counterparts reveals that life in water restricts mammals to a narrow range of body sizes - big enough to stay warm, but not so big they can't find enough food. Facebook · Twitter · Email. By Danielle Torrent Tucker. ...
A bizarre human skeleton, once rumored to have extraterrestrial origins, has gotten a rather comprehensive genomic work-up, the results of which are now in, researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine report. The findings stamp out any remaining questions about the specimen's ...
In the past, if a person had a stroke while asleep, or far from a top medical facility like Stanford, they were at a disadvantage. Doctors often wouldn't initiate any treatment, believing damage to the patient's brain had already been done. But now, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...
KUNLE OLUKOTUN, the Cadence Design Systems Professor and professor of electrical engineering and of computer science, recently received the IEEE Computer Society's 2018 Harry H. Goode Memorial Award. The award honors outstanding achievements in the information processing field and ...
It can sometimes seem, from the myopic vantage point of Silicon Valley, that most venture capitalists and founders emerge from Bay Area schools like Stanford University or the University of California, Berkeley. But the number of VCs that fit that description is much smaller than that, according to a ...
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The Stanford University Board of Trustees announced the election of four new members who will begin their five-year terms on April 1. They are: Michelle R. Clayman, managing partner and chief investment officer of New Amsterdam Partners; James D. Halper, senior adviser at Leonard Green & Partners; ...
Evolving drone technology will enable countries to make low-cost but highly credible threats against states and groups that do not possess drones, Stanford political scientist Amy Zegart found in new research. Facebook · Twitter · Email. By Clifton B. Parker. Could the mere threat of using an armed drone ...
This scenario is one of many that researchers at Stanford University are imagining for a system that can produce images of objects hidden from view. They are focused on applications for autonomous vehicles, some of which already have similar laser-based systems for detecting objects around the car, but ...
When it comes to work attendance, “guilt proneness” may be a bigger factor than job satisfaction. March 6, 2018|by Patrick J. Kiger. inShare · Email. Guilt motivates best when it's self-inflicted. | Archive Timothy McCarthy / Art Resource, NY. Caption: Cain After Having Killed His Brother Abel. Vidal Henri, 1896. It might seem ...

Sound waves generated by burbling lakes of lava atop some volcanoes point to greater odds of magmatic outbursts. This finding could provide advance warning to people who live near active volcanoes. Facebook · Twitter · Email. By Adam Hadhazy. A new study has shown that monitoring inaudible low ...
Stanford University researchers may have helped pave the way for more effective medical treatments to control or prevent seizures, after isolating a set of nerve cells responsible for epileptic episodes. Studies carried out at the university's School of Medicine using mice found the experimental activation of a ...
Experimental activation of a small set of nerve cells in the brain prevents convulsive seizures in a mouse model of temporal lobe epilepsy, the most common form of epilepsy among human adults, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. In contrast, inactivating ...
The Stanford University Board of Trustees set tuition for the 2018-19 academic year, heard an update on the university's long-range planning effort, approved construction projects and said farewell to several departing trustees at the board's Feb. 11-13 meeting. In an every-other-year occurrence, the board ...
Now, a study in mice from the Stanford University School of Medicine suggests another use for iPS cells: training the immune system to attack or even prevent tumors. The results suggest it may one day be possible to vaccinate an individual with his or her own iPS cells to protect against the development of ...
At its Feb. 11-13 meeting, the Stanford University Board of Trustees approved a 3.5 percent increase in undergraduate tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. The board also reaffirmed its commitment to a strong financial aid program that meets the full demonstrated financial need of every undergraduate ...
Both Singh and Mankin completed their PhD degrees working with Diffenbaugh at Stanford. This research was funded by the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University; The Earth Institute and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of ...
Stanford University Public Safety officials reported that Santa Clara County hazardous materials professionals tested a white substance received by a faculty member at the Law School on Wednesday and confirmed that it is an inert powder that poses no health concern. Investigations into the substance ...
Stanford University's Department of Public Safety issued an alert Wednesday regarding several reports of items stolen from academic buildings located on the west side of campus. Property taken in the thefts that occurred Monday and Tuesday included laptops, smartphones and other electronic devices, ...
Rising seas pose a near-term threat to Pacific island communities who rely on marine populations for food and industry. Larry Crowder and Elena Finkbeiner discuss how these communities might be able to adapt. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By Vicky Stein. Nations and territories on small islands in the ...
The Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe winning Stanford alumnus will deliver the 127th Commencement address. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By E.J. Miranda. Stanford alum Sterling K. Brown, who recently made history by becoming the first African-American to win both the Screen Actors Guild ...
Before actor/alums RYAN MICHELLE BATHE and STERLING K. BROWN, both Class of '98, took to the CEMEX Auditorium stage on Friday to perform scenes from August Wilson's plays and converse with their former professor, HARRY J. ELAM JR., in front of a sold-out audience, the duo took to the more ...
The program aims to provide undergraduate and graduate students with the practical knowledge they need to make informed financial decisions on the Farm – budgeting, saving, planning for retirement – and in their lives and careers beyond graduation. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By Kathleen J. Sullivan.
Renewable energy solutions are often hindered by the inconsistencies of power produced by wind, water and sunlight and the continuously fluctuating demand for energy. New research by Mark Z. Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University, and colleagues at the ...
The core of their collection that is now the Anderson Collection at Stanford University ranges from works by Willem de Kooning to Joan Mitchell, Jackson Pollock to Wayne Thiebaud. The collection is anchored in the work of the New York School and incorporates key modern and contemporary artists, ...
Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick arrived one year ago promising to reduce racial profiling by cops. In fact, the police department is required to eliminate racial profiling under the terms of a 15-year-old federal court settlement agreement. Now, newly released data from Stanford University researchers ...
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Now, researchers from the Ginzton Lab at Stanford University have modified similar light sources, called optical parametric oscillators, to overcome this obstacle. Alireza Marandi, left, and Marc Jankowski prepare to carry out experiments at the optical bench. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero). Until now, these ...
Every year Stanford welcomes students with diverse and varied backgrounds. Among this year's frosh is an internet celebrity baker and artisan. The next time you're on YouTube, check out “Kawaii Sweet World,” created and hosted by RACHEL FONG. The channel's popularity led to a publishing deal with a ...
The new Stanford initiative Cardinal Conversations examined the intersections of politics and technology with entrepreneurs and Stanford alumni Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel. Historian Niall Ferguson of the Hoover Institution moderated a discussion that included questions from the largely student ...
Researchers found that neglected children in Romania who were matched with foster care families earlier in life are more likely to be just as resilient and healthy as their peers later in life. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By Alex Shashkevich. Neglected children who are placed with foster care families earlier in ...
But his main gig over the decades has been as a professor—and then dean of engineering, provost, and president before going back to professor—at Stanford University. (He's also heading up the Knight-Hennessy Scholars, a new program aimed at funding graduate students trying to help the world.).
Stanford University has canceled plans to put a plaque on the campus site where a former athlete sexually assaulted a woman after the university and woman could not agree on a quote to use on it, a university spokesperson said. Stanford is deferring to the victim nicknamed “Emily Doe,” who removed ...
Injecting minute amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors in mice can eliminate all traces of cancer in the animals, including distant, untreated metastases, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The approach works for many different ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford University is canceling plans to put a plaque on the campus site where a woman was sexually assaulted by a former school swimmer after the two sides failed to agree on a quote for the marker. University spokesman Ernest Miranda said Tuesday the university is ...
The discovery of a new type of cellulose – the world's most abundant biomolecule – offers opportunities for multiple advances from renewable fuel to antibiotics. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By Mark Golden. Produced by plants, algae and some bacteria, cellulose is an abundant molecule involved in the ...
At least seven students believe they were drugged while paying a visit to the Sigma Chi fraternity house at Stanford University last Friday, according to a report. Kris Sanchez reports. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018). At least seven students believe they were drugged while paying a visit to the Sigma Chi fraternity ...
The human body undergoes dramatic changes during even short periods of weight gain and loss, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. As people pack on pounds or shed excess weight, they exhibit notable changes in their microbiome, cardiovascular ...
Senior midfielder ANDI SULLIVAN became the fourth Stanford player to win the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy on Friday, the highest honor in college soccer. “I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to attend Stanford,” said Sullivan, who hails from Lorton, Virginia. “I would like to thank head ...
While there's scientific evidence to suggest that your genes have something to do with how far you'll go in school, new research by a team from Stanford and elsewhere says the DNA of your classmates also plays a role. “We examined whether the genes of your peer groups influenced your height, weight or ...
PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Stanford University announced it will host speakers with controversial and opposing views in order to expose the campus to diverse perspectives and to foster open exchange on campus. Delving into diverse issues ranging from technology to populism to sexuality to the media, the ...
PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Stanford University announced it will host speakers with controversial and opposing views in order to expose the campus to diverse perspectives and to foster open exchange on campus. Delving into diverse issues ranging from technology to populism to sexuality to the media, the ...
Physical bones and other artifacts hold valuable clues about past civilizations or ancient animals, but those resources aren't always available or might be too fragile to be handled routinely. Now, work by Stanford University Libraries to scan artifacts in three dimensions is bringing the experience of handling ...


 

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