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Dr. Paul Kalanithi, a neurologist at Stanford University, died of lung cancer on March 9, 2015. He is pictured with his daughter, Cady. (Stanford University)

Stanford Neurosurgeon Dies Of Stage-4 Lung Cancer At 37

A Stanford neurosurgeon who’d recently completed his residency and become a first time father died of lung cancer Monday at the age of 37, according to a statement issued by the journal Stanford Medicine.

03/11/2015

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Stanford Launches iPhone App To Determine Person’s ‘Heart Age,’ Ways To Improve Heart Health

Researchers at Stanford University have launched a new app that lets iPhone users measure the health of their hearts and could help scientists study ways to prevent and treat heart disease.

03/09/2015

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Stanford Men’s Basketball Fate Depends On National Results

This is the dilemma when you don’t win enough in January and February: You’re left in March scoreboard watching, hoping other teams lose. That’s where the Stanford men’s basketball team finds itself today as it prepares for its final two regular-season games.

03/05/2015

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert. (JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

US Ambassador To South Korea Mark Lippert, Stanford Alum, Slashed By Knife-Wielding Man In Violent Attack

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed by a man in a violent attack during in Downtown Seoul.

03/04/2015

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Stanford Researchers Reportedly Working On Air Cleaning Window Screen To Fight Smog

A team of researchers at Stanford University have developed material for a window screen that could help people in cities with high amounts of air pollution breathe easier.

03/03/2015

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Can Chasson Randle, Stanford Cardinal Make Some Noise?

In his final season with the Cardinal, Randle is the utensil which stirs the pot for Stanford, which headed into play this week with an overall mark of 18-10 (lost to Oregon on March 1 73-70) and 9-7 in league play.

03/03/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

Stanford Climatologist Says Californians Need To Prepare For Warmer, Drier Weather As New Normal

Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh says “there are a number of measures that suggest that the drought we’re in now is the worst on record.”

03/02/2015

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Life-Threatening Food Allergies Overcome With New Therapy From Stanford Researchers

Every three minutes in the U.S. someone visits an emergency room with a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to food, but now top researchers are exploring a promising experimental treatment.

02/23/2015

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Stanford Tops Cal 72-61

Stanford led the entire game and was up by 15 with nine minutes left to play before Cal made a late push.

02/21/2015

Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. The death toll in Gaza hit 265 as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of an assault aimed at stamping out rocket fire, medics said. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTAFA (Photo credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?

Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.

02/16/2015

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