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California Shark Attack Rates Down 90 Percent Since 1950s, Stanford Research Says

New research finds swimmers and surfers today are about 90 percent less likely to be attacked by sharks off California than they were in the 1950s — even though there are hundreds of thousands more people in the water.

07/09/2015

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Super Bowl 50 Teams To Practice At Stanford & San Jose State, Stay In South Bay Hotels

While major festivities connected to Super Bowl 50 are in San Francisco, the players fortunate enough to play for the Lombardi Trophy next February will be practicing and staying much closer to where the game will be played.

05/28/2015

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Stanford Band Banned From Road Trips Next Season For Alcohol Abuse, Hazing And Sexual Harassment

Drugs, booze and hazing has gotten the Stanford marching band into some trouble, so much that now they’ll be banned from performing at away games for the 2015-16 season.

05/15/2015

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Teachers Turn To Meditation To Help Stressed Out Students At Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto High School sits right across the street from Stanford University, and the expectations of the kids who attend can be high.

05/04/2015

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Best Places To Do Arts & Crafts For The Whole Family In The South Bay

For families looking to get creative together, the South Bay Area is home to numerous spots where kids and adults alike can get their hands dirty. Here is a list of five of the best places for families to do arts and crafts.

05/01/2015

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Stanford Researchers Develop Small Retinal Implant That Could Restore Eyesight

Patients with macular degeneration and other retinal diseases could soon be helped by a new retinal implant developed by Stanford University researchers. The implant is smaller and offers vision five times better than existing devices.

04/27/2015

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter talks cyber strategy at Stanford University on April 23, 2015. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Courts Silicon Valley Tech Community To Lead New Military Cyber Strategy

He also unveiled that Defense Innovation Unit X will be located in Silicon Valley to scout for emerging technologies and to strengthen existing relationships.

04/23/2015

Jordan Morris #8 of the United States advances the ball against Mexico during an international friendly match at the Alamodome on April 15, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Stanford Sophomore Jordan Morris Scores For USA Men’s Soccer In Victory Over Mexico

Jordan Morris made a loud statement in his first start for the U.S. national team against his country’s biggest and most bitter rival. His reward? A game pennant given to him by veteran Michael Bradley to hang in his room at college.

04/16/2015

Molly Horwitz, Stanford University student. (Molly Horwitz Facebook)

Allegations Of Anti-Semitism Lobbied Against Student Coalition At Stanford University

Molly Horwitz claims she was discriminated against during an endorsement interview with the Students of Color Coalition.

04/15/2015

Computer User

Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.

04/06/2015

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