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Stanford Study Finds Many LGBT Medical Students Fear Discrimination

A newly-released study from Stanford University researchers found many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in medical school chose not to disclose their sexual identity or orientation and many feared being discriminated against.

02/19/2015

Stanford MRI measuring the emotion of love in the brain. (CBS)

How Deep Is Your Love? Stanford Researchers Use MRI Scans To Measure, See Emotion

Love will be measured all kinds of silly ways this Valentine’s Day, maybe the number of roses or maybe the cost of dinner. But it turns out there really is a way to measure love, you can even see it.

02/13/2015

President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives in San Francisco at the start of a four-day trip to California on February 12, 2015. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Visiting Bay Area; Expect Traffic, Cable Car Disruptions

President Barack Obama will be in the Bay Area from Thursday evening through Saturday for a cybersecurity summit and fundraiser. Commuters and visitors to San Francisco and the Peninsula should expect traffic disruptions, including the suspension of Cable Car service.

02/12/2015

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Gates Foundation Donating $50 Million To Stanford For ‘New Generation Of Vaccines’

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation plans to give Stanford University $50 million over the next 10 years to help develop vaccines.

01/30/2015

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Ex-Stanford Student Charged In Alleged Campus Assault Denies Raping Unconscious Woman

A former Stanford University student charged with raping a drunk and unconscious woman at an on-campus fraternity party admitted to sexually fondling her but denied raping her.

01/29/2015

Brock Allen Turner

Former Stanford Freshman Swimmer Charged With Raping Unconscious Woman On Campus

A former Stanford University student has been charged with raping an intoxicated, unconscious woman on the campus.

01/27/2015

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Stanford Researchers Find Telecommuters More Productive, But Workers At Home May Be More Lonely

With more companies looking at allowing their employees to work from home, a team of researchers from Stanford found home-based workers are more productive, but also found telecommuting is not for everyone.

01/26/2015

Camera strapped onto a Humboldt squid. (Stanford University)

Stanford Researchers Strap ‘Crittercam’ Onto Squid, Discover How They Speak, Hide Themselves

Researchers at Stanford University strapped cameras on squid off the coast of Mexico and found the sea creatures likely use visual patterns to communicate and to camouflage themselves, according to a study released this week.

01/23/2015

Angel Gomez was born with a mass in his chest. Doctors at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital were able to successfully remove the tumor. (CBS)

Stanford Surgeons Save Premature Baby; Removing Large Tumor After Doctor Had Recommended Abortion

A Bay Area baby is alive and expected to live a normal life after doctors initially gave him little chance to survive and even told his mother it would be better to have an abortion.

01/08/2015

Police on the scene after protesters block Highway 101 near University Avenue on December 3, 2014. A protest was held over a New York City grand jury's decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man. (CBS)

Stanford Student Protesters Block Highway 101 Over NYPD Chokehold Death

About 150 people, many of them students at Stanford University, briefly blocked Highway 101 Wednesday night following a New York City grand jury’s decision in the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer.

12/04/2014

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