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Engineer offers insights on Haiti earthquake

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Anne Kiremidjian, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford, likened the energy from the 7.0 magnitude quake that devastated Haiti Tuesday to that from a nuclear blast. In an interview with the News Service, she predicts that it will take Haiti 10 years to recover.

What would Martin Luther King say?

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As the nation prepares to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., historian Clayborne Carson shares his thoughts on what the late civil rights leader would think about social and economic justice in America if he were alive today. Carson sat down with the News Service for this video.

Researchers link brain development to recovering vision

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The findings, published in the Jan. 14 issue of the journal Neuron, bolster the claims by some scientists, including Stanford psychology Professor Brian Wandell, who believes that certain visual abilities must develop properly in childhood and cannot be learned in adulthood. Read more.

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  • Winter One Acts 2010: Ram's Head presents plays written, selected and produced by Stanford students. Performances begin today and run through Jan. 16. Check the production website for more information.
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Soccer's TERESA NOYOLA, RACHEL QUON and ALINA GARCIAMENDEZ tapped by their national teams . . . Bay Area Senior Games set for Stanford . . .

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