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Stanford scientists at forefront of climate research

Team uses novel combination of computer simulations and statistical techniques to show that a persistent region of high atmospheric pressure was much more likely to form in the presence of modern greenhouse gas concentrations.  Video

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Another Look book club goes out of this world with 'Cosmicomics'

No author did a better job of imagining the universe than Italo Calvino did – his "Cosmicomics" prove it. Stanford's "Another Look" book club discusses Calvino's science-inspired fantasies on Oct. 27.

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Political partisanship contributes to rising inequality, Stanford experts say

Sociologists Doug McAdam and Karina Kloos write that the influence of racially inflected social movements and politics since the 1960s has led to unprecedented levels of inequality and partisanship.

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'Stanford in New York City' to launch autumn 2015

Under the new program, 20 Stanford undergraduates will live and study in New York City and spend four days a week working in internships related to their interests.