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Stanford student launches offensive against the Taliban

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Amid the relatively quiet challenges of Stanford, both academic and cultural, junior Shiza Shahid discovered a confidence and resourcefulness that made her want to take on the Taliban. Her goal: Rescue the educations of adolescent girls in the Swat Valley.

Earth's early ocean was cool, not hot

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The scalding-hot sea that supposedly covered the early Earth may never have existed, according to a new study by researchers who analyzed 3.4 billion-year-old ocean floor rocks. Their findings suggest that the early ocean was much more temperate and that life likely diversified and spread across the globe much sooner than generally theorized.

'Quirky' author's $50K writing prize

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Adam Johnson, a senior Jones Lecturer in English and the author of the short story collection Emporium and the novel Parasites Like Us, is among the recipients of the 2009 Whiting Writers' Award. The 25-year-old award program carries a $50,000 prize.

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