Bay Area researchers among a trio who discovered the machinery cells use to transport key molecules.
Stanford-NAACP study says only 2 percent of inmates released under Prop. 36 have returned to prison.
UPDATE 6:58 p.m.: In a weird twist on this story, someone this afternoon Tweeted from @LennayKay, the Twitter account Deadspin says once belonged to Lennay Kekua. I miss you too snugglebunny RT @mteo_5 @lennaykay I miss you! — L K (@LennayKay) January 16, 2013 UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: A Stanford spokeswoman said that while the university […]
Congrats to the Stanford Cardinal, which earned its first Rose Bowl title in four decades on Tuesday with a 20-14 win over Wisconsin. You can check out an annotated replay of the game by logging into WatchESPN.com with the password you use to pay your cable bill online. Here are ESPN’s highlights from the game; […]
A.M. Splash: Stanford Economist Wins Nobel; Chevron Workers Warned of Pipe Weakness; Court to Review Marijuana Classification
Guest Stanford prof wins economic Nobel (SF Chronicle) A visiting Stanford University professor was awarded the Nobel economics prize Monday for research that helped improve the performance of markets. Alvin Roth, 60, is a professor at Harvard University but is currently a guest scholar at Stanford. He will share the award with Lloyd Shapley, 89, […]
AP got a look at Stanford’s collection of Apple-related material, which the university has stored in its Silicon Valley Archives. The collection, the largest assembly of Apple historical materials, can help historians, entrepreneurs and policymakers understand how a startup launched in a Silicon Valley garage became a global technology giant. “Through this one collection you […]
From AP yesterday: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood strongly defended the federal government’s nearly $4 billion investment in high-speed rail in California, even as growing expenses and a longer timeline for completion have raised doubts in Congress. During a congressional hearing Tuesday, LaHood acknowledged that the project will be expensive, with current estimates putting the cost […]
Watch replay on ESPN – comes with video markers for big plays (AP) PALO ALTO, Calif. — Andrew Luck threw for 257 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 8 Stanford survived a shaky start to beat rival California 31-28 on Saturday night in a rain-soaked Big Game. Luck revived his Heisman Trophy campaign by tossing […]
Call it the ultimate in clean cars. But with a cost of roughly $500,000, this one might be reserved for only the die-hardiest of die-hards. Weighing in at just 375 pounds, the Xenith looks a lot like a little spaceship. It’s so aerodynamic, its inventors say, this latest creation of the Stanford Solar Car Project claims […]
What’s the most popular video posted by a university? It’s paralyzed UC Berkeley student Austin Whitney walking at his graduation in May with the help of an “exoskeleton.” From the May 15 Chronicle: A team of UC Berkeley mechanical engineers…have been developing a computerized body brace called an exoskeleton they believe will be good enough […]