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William Newsome shares $1.3 million science prize

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William Newsome, professor of neurobiology at the medical school, has received the Champalimaud Vision Award for his research into the brain circuitry underlying the mysterious cognitive processes of vision and decision making. He shares the 2010 award with Anthony Movshon of NYU.

High-yield agriculture slows pace of global warming

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Advances in high-yield agriculture over the latter part of the 20th century have prevented massive amounts of greenhouse gases from entering the atmosphere – the equivalent of 590 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide – according to a new study led by two Stanford Earth scientists.

'We need teamwork,' Gawande tells medical school grads

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Surgeon and author Atul Gawande, the medical school's featured commencement speaker, told graduates on Saturday that the practice of medicine must change. “The truth is, the volume and complexity of medicine has grown beyond our capacity,” he said.

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  • Dependent eligibility audit: As part of an ongoing effort to ensure that the university is able to provide high quality benefits to employees, Human Resources conducts periodic reviews of various aspects of our benefit plans. This year's focus will be on dependent eligibility. For more information, review the email sent by Diane Peck, vice president of human resources, or visit the Benefits website.
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ELIZABETH HADLY receives the 2010 Allan Cox Medal . . .

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