Stanford headlines for December 2010

Non-consumptive research? Text mining? Welcome to the hotspot of humanities research at Stanford

Senate to discuss proposal allowing physician-scientists-in-training to serve as principal investigators on research grants during four-year trial

The WikiLeaks documents could cause Iranian factions to create a united front, says Stanford's Abbas Milani

Strange discovery at SLAC: Bacteria built with arsenic

Stanford students create 'do not track' software

New 'Well Time' offers another BeWell participation incentive

Senate approves trial plan that would allow MD postdoctoral fellows to serve as principal investigators on federal grants

Lit classes under attack? Stanford's Joshua Landy to the rescue

Isabella Abbott, world-renowned Stanford algae expert, dies at 91

Suvan Gerlach, longtime Engineering School employee, dies at 56

Hoover exhibit revisits mass murder of Polish soldiers in 1940

Student-designed game teaches physics concepts through hands-on play

Winona Simms is returning to her Oklahoma roots

It's extreme: Cantor's contemporary art gallery gets new look

Stanford admits 754 early applicants

Satellite data provide a new way to monitor groundwater aquifers in agricultural regions

Stanford research follows spread of flu in high school

Earthshaking possibilities may limit underground storage of carbon dioxide, says Stanford geophysicist

Wealth, health, what's new: SR's most popular stories of the year

Tiny 3-D images from Stanford and SLAC shed light on origin of Earth's core

Report of the President: Academic Council professoriate appointments

Social media for social change: Stanford professor uses Facebook, Twitter and personal stories to promote bone marrow donations

Recreation center proposal wins nod of approval from trustees

2010: A year in the news at Stanford

Raindrops reveal how a wave of mountains moved south across the country

Stanford research shows sharing in sorrow might make us a bit happier

A new research center at Stanford will address mobility disorders with powerful 3-D simulations of a patient's movements