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Nanoscale 'stealth' probe slides into cell walls seamlessly

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Stanford engineers have created a nanoscale probe they can implant in a cell wall without damaging the wall. The probe could allow researchers to listen in on electrical signals within the cell. That could lead to a better understanding of how cells communicate or how a cell responds to medication.

Santiago center in 'good shape' as spring quarter begins

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It has been more than a month since an 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit Chile, where Stanford's Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) has a center in Santiago. Irene Kennedy, executive director of BOSP, talks about conditions at the center and what Stanford has learned.

Researchers explore using wastewater as a resource

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Few of us have anything good to say about wastewater. Once we've flushed the toilet or rinsed our hair, the used water simply disappears. But Craig Criddle, senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, says we should think about what resources are in it that might be useful.

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