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Stanford backtracks on Trump photo for sex assault conference

Los Angeles - Stanford University has backed down in a months-long row with one of its professors over the use of a photo of President Donald Trump for a flyer promoting a conference on sexual assault.

U.S. President Obama backs entrepreneurs at global tech summit

Palo Alto - U.S. President Barack Obama told the best and brightest in the technology industry on Friday that the government would partner with private industry to keep the Internet free and open to innovation.

U.S. President Obama lands in California for global tech confab

Mountain View - U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Northern California on Thursday to attend an entrepreneurship summit at Stanford University and meet with many of the world's renowned technology innovators.

Stanford graduation ceremony overshadowed by rape case

Palo Alto - Prestigious Stanford University's graduation ceremony has been overshadowed by a sex assault case that prompted a brief protest by students.

Oregon medical pot dispensaries prepare to open to public

Portland - Medical marijuana advocates have long promoted the drug's medicinal properties and have carried the day in 23 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized its use.

Op-Ed: Stanford Theatre hosted Shirley Temple Festival and exhibit Special

Palo Alto - Classic movie fans were treated to an entire weekend of Shirley Temple films on June 12 to 14th. In addition to featuring four of the late actress' films, the Stanford Theatre also exhibited many of the costumes from her movies.

Obama signs executive order at Stanford cybersecurity summit Special

Palo Alto - President Barack Obama signed an executive order laying out new ways for corporations to share information on emerging online threats at a cybersecurity summit at California's Stanford University.

Op-Ed: Young blood rejuvenates old brains? Yes, but….

Sydney - No, this headline does not mean you need to run around harvesting blood from schools or installing taps in your kids. Sorry about that. A new Stanford experiment has however found that new blood does contain properties that get old brains working better.

Stanford researchers create reusable flexible solar cells

Renewable energy is inevitable. It will be relied on sooner or later especially at the current rate of non-renewable energy usage. However, Stanford researchers have come up with a low cost solar panel solution for all your personal needs.

Serena Williams wins Stanford title, tying Venus' 43 titles

Stanford - After traveling more than 5,000 miles and eight time zones, defending champion Serena Williams defeated fellow American Coco Vandeweghe on Sunday claiming her 43rd career title.

Stanford now ahead of UC Berkeley in world academic rankings

The Times Higher Education magazine issued its annual rankings of universities worldwide on Thursday. It placed Stanford fourth ahead of UC Berkeley, fifth. Harvard, MIT and Cambridge retained the top three positions.

Cheezburger CEO hungry to change how we consume news Special

Do you think we read online news in the same way we read newspapers? A digital media maven known for comedy websites wants to upend the media industry by introducing a piece of software that will present news suited for the online era.

NASA's probe confirms Einstein's gravity warp

A 52-year-old project by NASA and Stanford University has concluded with the confirmation of two key gravity predictions made by Albert Einstein, opening a deeper understanding of the universe and a toolkit of technological applications.

Op-Ed: Big breakthrough for hydrogen fuel — Cheap catalyst finally found

Hydrogen is abundant. It’s also hard to separate from its various compounds, particularly water. Until recently, the only working catalyst was platinum, anything but cheap. A new enzyme is about to become a game-changer.

NCAAF: Stanford goes internal to replace Harbaugh’s

Stanford - The University of Stanford found a guy that was under Jim Harbaugh and a former player to be the new head coach of the Cardinal. January 13, 2011 the university held a press conference to name David Shaw their new man in charge.

Op-Ed: NFL - San Francisco Gets Its Man

San Francisco - After deterring questions about his future after his team's win in the Discovery Orange Bowl, and talk about Jim Harbaugh going to Michigan, the verdict is in.

Women's college basketball: Stanford snaps UConn's streak

The UConn women's basketball team has won 90 straight basketball games since losing in the Final Four game in 2008. Since then they have won back-to-back National Championships and beaten everyone in their path, until Thursday.

Suicidal teenager pleads for help

Littlemore - A British teenager, who has already taken two overdoses this year, is pleading for more help as she battles suicidal thoughts.

Genetic scan provides details of man's death

A Stanford University professor had his genome sequence analyzed and discovered that he will likely die from a massive heart attack and at high risk for prostate cancer.

NFL: Stanford's Toby Gerhart Enters Draft

Stanford Cardinals running back Toby Gerhart showed great potential as a collegiate football player and will showcase his skills next year in the NFL.

College Football: Harbaugh and Stanford Agree to New Deal

Stanford made it official today announcing that they have extended head coach Jim Harbaugh's contract another 3 years. This means Harbaugh is under contract through 2014

Scientists turn fat into stem cells

There has been a lot of controversy over producing stem cells from human embryos. Now, after skin cells have become an optional source, scientists from Stanford University are demonstrating another convenient, fast way to get stem cells: our fat.

Rajeev Motwani, mentor to the founders of Google, dies at 47

Revered Stanford Professor Rajeev Motwani, best known for mentoring the founders of Google and PayPal has died at the age of 47 in a drowning accident.

3D Camera Will Have 12,616 Lenses and Could Fundamentally Change Photography

Your camera has saved all those precious baby pictures, soccer games, graduations and weddings. But they're flat and two-dimensional. If your digital camera saw the world through thousands of lenses, you could have saved incredible 3D memories.

Silicon nanowire battery holds 10 times the charge of existing ones

Stanford researchers have found a new method for battery making using Silicon nanowires. They produce 10 times the amount of electricity of existing Lithium-ion batteries by holding more electric charge compared to carbon material used now.

Massive Video Game Collection Donated to Stanford University

The curator of the history of science and technology collections at the university has been tasked with organizing and archiving the 25, 000 strong game collection.

Missing Stanford Student, Family asks for Help, Video

Family request help to find their Stanford Student daughter, who vanished suddenly.

Watch out, Rosie: Stanford researchers developing robot butler

Sure we all love robots that can play soccer, crawl through our intestines, or blow things up, but the real holy grail of robotics -- at least to the lazy folks among us -- is a multi-purpose bot that can perform a number of different tasks that humans fi

American Chemist Wins Nobel Prize for Genetic Studies

For the third day in a row, an American has been awarded a Nobel Prize, the latest one in the field of Chemistry.

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HOMEGROWN: Oregon decriminalization advocate Paul Stanford stands in the marijuana garden maintained...
HOMEGROWN: Oregon decriminalization advocate Paul Stanford stands in the marijuana garden maintained by his organization, The Hemp and Cannabis Foundation, in Portland in 2013.
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