Stanford headlines for March 2013

Playing to learn: Panelists at Stanford discussion say using games as an educational tool provides opportunities for deeper learning
Stanford humanities and science scholars join forces for groundbreaking research on Jewish genetics
Hand over your email inbox to boost productivity, Stanford team says
Stanford scientist uses Fukushima radiation to reveal swimming secrets of Pacific bluefin tuna
Stanford scholar looks to genes to make sense of the dollars you invest
Stanford 'Makers-in-Residence' program gives teens taste of real-world engineering
Stanford scientists calculate the carbon footprint of grid-scale battery technologies
Faculty Senate to hear reports on graduate education and on the Graduate School of Education
Timothy Snyder, author of Bloodlands, to speak at Stanford on March 13
Stanford's Chocolate Heads dance around the theme 'synesthesia'
Joseph Frank, Stanford's acclaimed Dostoevsky biographer, dies at 94
New online curriculum by Stanford's Clayman Institute for Gender Research gives business, enrichment tips
Stanford psychologists uncover brain-imaging inaccuracies
Stanford affirms commitment to funding current graduate students
Stanford economist learns lessons from yesterday's immigrants
Stanford scientist joins call for major brain research project
Stanford's GCEP will award $6.6 million for novel energy research
Stanford's Cantor Arts Center draws kids in with new family program
After another near miss, Stanford professor wants to find asteroids that threaten Earth
Stanford researcher maps out an alternative energy future for New York
Argo tore open a wound, says former hostage in Iran during visit to Stanford Law School
Under Stanford's transplant program, trees flourish in new homes
Stanford engineers develop high-resolution endoscope as thin as a human hair
An old, mysterious letter gets Stanford students off their computers and into archival research
It's time to take boredom seriously, says Stanford literary professor
Long-term evolution is 'surprisingly predictable,' Stanford experiment shows
Who wrote Shakespeare's plays? Stanford professor lets you decide
Stanford students present visions for the future of driving
Rachel Maddow urges students to master the art of argument in her first return to Stanford
From house calls to tax reform: SIEPR summit gathers leading economists at Stanford
Biodiversity does not reduce transmission of disease from animals to humans, Stanford researchers find
Battle of the 'bots – Stanford students' robots duel amid raucous cheers
Commuters discover serendipitous pleasures while reducing peak traffic at Stanford
Stanford Report's popularity increases over the past three years
Online's range getting wider and deeper as Stanford's course offerings take advantage of new technology
Q&A: Stanford Law Professor Jane Schacter on the Supreme Court same-sex marriage hearings
April 19 memorial service scheduled for Jon C. Sandelin
Stanford biologist gets a squid's eye view
Construction begins for Stanford's student-designed solar house
End-of-year Frost Music and Arts Festival features MGMT, Delorean and Kuroma
'Farm animals' are reminders of Stanford's historic legacy
Stanford faculty members share their online education experiences
New tools help smart low-income kids realize great college opportunities, Stanford researcher says
Applications for the Class of 2017 set record at Stanford