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Nobel laureate dies

Physicist Martin Perl, who won a Nobel Prize in 1995, was part of the SLAC and Stanford communities for half a century.

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When batteries go bad

Stanford engineers discover benefits of slow draining and charging may have been overestimated.

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A nation divided

Political partisanship is threatening democracy, Stanford sociologists argue in a new book.

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