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Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory(SLAC)

No Injuries Reported After Smoky Fire At Stanford Linear Accelerator, Facility Shut Down

The linear accelerator at Stanford University’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California was shut down Thursday and two research labs idled after a fire damaged electrical equipment that helps power the accelerator, a lab spokesman said.

06/26/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Fire Breaks Out At Stanford Linear Accelerator

Menlo Park fire officials are responding to a two-alarm fire at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Wednesday evening.

06/26/2014

Image from a home video shows Paul Nelson restraining his son during a bout of psychotic behavior caused by PANS. (CBS)

Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In Children

The disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.

05/07/2014

2012 Republican National Convention: Day 3

Stanford’s Condoleezza Rice Backs Out Of Rutgers Commencement After Protests

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has backed out of delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University following protests by some faculty and students over her role in the Iraq War.

05/03/2014

Sandra Bullock in "Gravity" (credit: Warner Bros)

Author, Stanford Graduate Sues Warner Bros. Over Profits From Hit Film ‘Gravity’

Author Tess Gerritsen has sued Warner Bros. claiming the studio owes her millions in profits from the Oscar-winning hit film “Gravity.”

05/02/2014

A sperm cell attempts to penetrate an ovum coat to fertilize it. (Wikimedia Commons)

Could Stanford Lab-Created Sperm Eliminate Need For Live Male In Reproduction?

Stanford researchers report they are a step closer to helping men overcome the most common factor of male infertility, at the same time potentially eliminating the need for a live male to reproduce.

05/02/2014

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike Selected With Top Pick In WNBA Draft

Chiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft Monday night. Ogwumike joined her sister Nneka, drafted by Los Angeles in 2012, as the only siblings to be chosen first in the WNBA.

04/14/2014

water faucet

Stanford Research: Video Surveillance Gives Glimpse Into Hand-Washing Behavior

Research has shown the best defense against infectious disease is to just wash your hands. Simple enough, right? Stanford researchers have found the word isn’t spreading enough in the developing world.

04/14/2014

California v Stanford

Stanford Football Coach Questions Unionizing College Athletes

Stanford coach David Shaw is questioning what’s behind the union movement by Northwestern football players, saying everything they are asking for is already being provided by most universities.

03/31/2014

Cal Golden Bears head basketball coach Mike Montgomery. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Cal Men’s Basketball Coach Montgomery Retires

The 67-year-old Montgomery decided to retire following an up-and-down season that ended last Wednesday with a loss to SMU in the quarterfinals of the NIT.

03/31/2014

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