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2013-09-26 23:27:11

Chuck Stern brings experience and knowledge of hi tech region as CEC’s Business Development Team Heads Back to the Bay Area in November Grand Cayman, Cayman

New Field Of Optogenetics Could Offer Solutions For Cardiac Arrhythmia
2013-09-19 14:05:49

With a few flicks of a light switch--on-off-on-off--Stanford University's Oscar Abilez is one step closer to changing the lives of millions.

2013-09-16 23:02:04

A 40 mg dose of Medtronic’s Infuse bone graft, which makes use of a genetically engineered protein called rhBMP-2 to help re-grow bone in the spine, is linked to an increased risk of new cancer,

Study Shows Pest-eating Birds Mean Money For Coffee Growers
2013-09-05 11:34:36

This is the first time scientists have assigned a monetary value to the pest-control benefits rainforest birds can provide to agriculture. Their study could provide the framework for pest management that helps both farmers and biodiversity.

Performance Of Plastic Solar Cells Improve With Disorder
2013-08-05 08:29:26

To boost performance, research groups have tried creating new plastic materials that enhance the flow of electricity through the solar cell.

Speed Limit Set For Fastest Electrical Switch
2013-07-29 08:45:07

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have clocked the fastest-possible electrical switching in magnetite, a naturally magnetic mineral.

2013-07-24 23:29:00

Born with a hearing impairment, author Joy Elan is a vibrant and outgoing single mom who was born in Berkeley, CA to a mother who was herself single. The Stanford University M.A.Ed.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.