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Flexing brainpower

Stanford engineer helps reveals the neural basis for why learning new tasks can be hard.

Memorial plaque stained with anti-Semitic vandalism in Mazowieckie, Poland, March 19, 2012

Anti-Semitism in Europe

Rise in prejudice against Jewish people reflects loss of values, historical awareness, says Stanford scholar.


Safety in space

Stanford researchers in Business and Earth Sciences develop system to predict space junk collisions well into the future.

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Without a sense of touch, robots will remain smart and physically inept, writes John @markoff:

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Big win over Aggies

The Cardinal beat UC Davis 45-0 in their season opener Saturday. The stakes increase next week when they host USC in a 12:30 p.m. contest to open the Pac-12 season.