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  1. When it's hot, violence increases -- and sleep quantity, cognitive function and productivity all go down, Marshall Burke says. ("Climate/health linkages probably run a lot deeper than we've realized.")

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  2. Entwined at the heart of the scientific story of genesis are two of the strangest and most enduring ideas in modern physics – string theory and cosmic inflation. Stanford physicists helped bring them together nearly two decades ago.

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  3. Dahkota Brown, ’20, is the first Native American student to be the Stanford Tree — 46 years after the Indian was formally removed as the university’s mascot. “Being able to come full circle," he says, "that’s something I think is really powerful.”

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  4. Rattlesnake bites occur more frequently after periods of high rainfall and decrease after times of drought, new research shows.

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  5. Concrete is one of the most consumed materials on Earth — second only to water — and it's responsible for 6 percent of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere.

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  6. Did you know pink was considered a masculine color until around 1940, when it suddenly traded places with blue? , author of “Dress Codes: Crimes of Fashion and Laws of Attire,” on Stanford Legal:

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  7. Sep 9

    . NICU nurse Vilma Wong cared for Brandon Seminatore when he was a 3-pound premature infant. Twenty-eight years later, he checked into her nursing station as a pediatric resident working in the same hospital — and she recognized him.

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  8. Sep 9

    The placebo effect applies to words as well as to pills, a new study by Stanford psychologists suggests.

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  9. Sep 8

    In the Pac-12 opener, defeated USC by a score of 17-3.

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  10. Sep 8

    With touchdowns by Bryce Love and Colby Parkinson, leads USC 14-0 at halftime.

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  11. Sep 8

    . opens Pac-12 conference play tonight when they take on USC at home. Watch the game at 5:30 p.m. PT on FOX.

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  12. Sep 7

    “In retrospect, there’s a lot that could have been done differently — and should have been done differently” in the prescription of , ’s Michelle Mello says.

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  13. Sep 6

    Did you know pink was considered a masculine color until around 1940, when it suddenly traded places with blue? , author of “Dress Codes: Crimes of Fashion and Laws of Attire,” on Stanford Legal:

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  14. Sep 6

    The placebo effect applies to words as well as to pills, a new study by Stanford psychologists suggests.

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  15. Sep 5

    Are the roads and bridges you travel on safe from more frequent and intense storms? A report coauthored by ' Noah Diffenbaugh provides a blueprint for climate-safe infrastructure:

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  16. Sep 5

    “To my younger self,” ’s Tierna Davidson says, “I would probably say: Keep your goals high, work very hard, but also relax and enjoy the moment.”

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  17. Sep 5

    A new study coauthored by Barbara Block tracks the movement of marine animals across country borders and international waters, which will be crucial to their conservation:

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  18. Sep 5

    "One of the key gaps in our ability to respond effectively to the global trafficking crisis has to do with the lack of coordinated and reliable data," says David Cohen.

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  19. Sep 5

    This summer, traveled to Europe for a 12-day foreign tour that featured competition against national teams.

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  20. Sep 5

    . researchers have created a set of resources to help NGOs and government agencies understand the nature and scope of human trafficking.

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