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Motherhood penalty a pervasive problem in the workplace

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“At some level, there is still a perceived incompatibility between family and the workplace, which disadvantages mothers,” said Shelley Correll, a faculty affiliate at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and an associate professor of sociology.

Study finds connection between global warming, civil war

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Climate change could increase the likelihood of civil war in sub-Saharan Africa by more than 50 percent within the next two decades, according to a study by a team of researchers at Stanford, Berkeley, NYU and Harvard to be published this week by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Last week in sports: A slideshow

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The big football match was not the only game in town last week. For instance, there was the Big Sail in San Francisco Nov. 17, in which the Cardinal prevailed over Cal. Here's a slideshow of some of the highlights, provided by Stanford Athletics.

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If you've had your fill of vampires and are looking for something different to do with the kids over the long holiday weekend, check out the mummy on display at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. Also, read all about the time it spent at Stanford.

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