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Super sales?

Stanford study finds no Super Bowl boost from TV commercials for competing brands.

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How language works

Medieval Arabic scholars developed sophisticated theories of metaphor, says Stanford professor.

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Genetic tool

Stanford bioengineers have developed a tool that could prove useful in future gene therapies.

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Prof. Caroline Hoxby details the misconceptions that deter bright low-income kids from applying to good colleges:

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