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Stanford hosts United Nations Foundation board members

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Media mogul-turned-environmentalist Ted Turner talked to Graduate School of Business students about the need for a cleaner, more energy efficient planet. Before a smaller group, former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young reflected on a life of public service and today's political climate.

Expert says volcano danger to airliners hard to predict

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Although many airlines have resumed flights after days of delays from Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud, they have had to do so without a clear measure of the risk, says volcano researcher Darcy Ogden, who will give a public talk April 26 at noon in the Mitchell Building's Hartley Conference Center.

Cow brain protein may hold alternative energy promise

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Sarah Heilshorn of the Stanford Institute of Materials and Energy Science is one of the researchers investigating clathrin, an important protein in cellular biology, regenerative medicine and perhaps even alternative energy. Clathrin is abundant in cow brains.

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  • Scholars at Risk: Three scholars from Iran and Belarus will talk about the their struggles for freedom of speech during a panel discussion at noon, Wednesday, April 28, in the Philippines Conference Room in Encina Hall. For more information or to RSVP, visit the event website.
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