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Open Office Hours on Facebook with Hank Greely

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Law Professor Hank Greely will host the next set of Stanford Open Office Hours on Facebook. Join us for an interactive discussion on the implications of new biomedical technologies for ethics, society and policy. Watch his introductory video.

Stem cells in mice affected by gene associated with longevity

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"It’s intriguing to think that genes that regulate life span in invertebrates may have evolved to control stem cell pools in mammals," said Anne Brunet, assistant professor of genetics in the School of Medicine. Brunet is the senior author of a study published in Cell Stem Cell that shows neural stem cells in mice are affected by a gene associated with maintaining cognitive function during aging.

An academy for all Africa inspires a generation of change

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Founded and staffed by Stanford alumni, the African Leadership Academy is importing Stanford's brand of entrepreneurship and optimism. In a Stanford magazine story, the founders talk about how they envision a school whose graduates will form a network of leaders.

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