Stanford headlines for the week of August 20, 2008

Poll points to belief that energy conservation won’t be enough

New permits required beginning Sept. 1 to park on campus

Nanotubes deliver high-potency punch to cancer tumors in mice

Power outage hits campus

Using everyday language to teach science may help students learn, study finds

Method could help fight drug-resistant diseases

Longtime Political Science Department staffer dead at 89

Continuing Studies fall registration open

Study shows hiring of dual-career academic couples is on the rise

Biologists say individual actions are key to ensuring biodiversity, healthy future

New planning grants to fund research on freshwater issues

Finding 'lost' survivors of congenital heart defects

Running slows aging and postpones disability, study finds

Wanted: A few good people deserving credit

Podcast series launched on health policy, research

New program for spinal injuries aims to expand care now, find cure in future

Immune response in mice suggests limits to embryonic stem cell therapy

Memorial set Aug. 21 for neurosurgeon John Borchers

New imaging technique could catch and monitor cancer early, study finds

Researchers develop model to find blood biomarkers that estimate tumor size

5 Questions: Finding hope amid AIDS epidemic

Biochemistry department celebrates 50 years of contributions from faculty

Fifth young scientist gets funding from state stem cell research institute

Housing

Ph.D. Orals

New child-care center in Escondido Village set to open Sept. 2

Adopt-a-Plant

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