Stanford headlines for the week of October 4, 2006

Oct. 12 memorial service set for Nobel laureate Schwartz

Andrew Fire shares Nobel Prize for discovering how RNA can switch off genes

Education School to cover teacher loans

In high resolution, images show how life's chemistry organizes in cells

Hotmail co-founder helping India to create forward-looking city

Honors & Awards

Nominations sought for O’Neill award

Nonbinding early admission programs are fair

Comings & Goings

In Print and On the Air

Sharks, whales, giant tuna to be featured topics at marine center open house

Barnum Family Center makes debut in renovated building

Radiologists as artists: Critics love mummy scans

No gender gap on compulsive buying, study finds

Top biologists to speak at evolution symposium

Online workshop teaches how to manage diabetes

Quick study: Building bones

New professor to lead study on genetics of depression

Medical center people

Media monitor

Andrew Fire shares Nobel Prize for discovering how double-stranded RNA can switch off genes

Nobel 2006: Award highlights need for NIH funding

Nobel 2006: The ABCs of RNA

Nobel 2006: RNAi research flourishing at School of Medicine

Ph.D. Orals

Housing

University’s contributory retirement plan has broad participation

Employees urged to apply for health-care subsidy before the Oct. 6 deadline

Rigoletto under the stars

Cardinal Chronicle