Stanford headlines for the week of November 8, 2006

Science study predicts collapse of all seafood fisheries by 2050

Computer science ‘still a good career,’ leader of job migration task force says

War on terror undermines moral legitimacy, human rights

Gene pool: new therapy improves memory, learning in stressed rats

Robot learns to grasp everyday chores

Science of stem cells and aging highlighted at Wonderfest fair

Stanford launches national survey on recruitment, retention of academic couples

Honors & Awards

Project to quantify true value of nature, ecosystem services

Gates, Yang, other business leaders to discuss global competitiveness at summit

2006-07 Hoover Institution Campbell National Fellows named

Law School names winners of first national, alumni public service awards

C-SPAN to air Anxious Times panel discussion Nov. 23

Andy Grove offers quick fixes for health-care crisis

Study seeks to measure, improve hospitals’ safety culture

A haunted hospital?

Scientist’s research seeks to identify critical genetic triggers behind aging

Quick study: Bad neighbors may cause cancer

Media monitor

Nov. 10-11 symposium on regenerative medicine

Medical center people


Ph.D. Orals

Cardinal Chronicle

Excellent service, strong leadership matter to Shirley Everett

Alum to draw on White House experience in her Nov. 14 talk on importance of civic service

Black columnists to discuss elections