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Haitian hospital gets quake victims back on their feet

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Haiti's Hopital Albert Schweitzer, one of the only functioning hospitals after the Jan. 12 quake, faces the challenge of helping thousands who lost limbs to bone-crushing injuries. Tracie White, a writer for the Medical School's Office of Communication & Public Affairs, recently returned from Haiti.

Students' designs help local residents with disabilities

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Senior Reid Miller was part of a team that redesigned a vest that recharges implanted deep brain stimulators that help control shaking symptoms caused by Parkinson's disease and seizure disorders. The project was part of a class titled Perspectives in Assistive Technology.

Are enchantment and science compatible?

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Is there meaning in our increasingly rational and secular world? Is science motivated by wonder or by cold logic? In the latest installment of the Thinking Twice Forum, Joshua Landy, associate professor of French, and Roger Blandford, professor of physics, offer their perspectives.

University planning bond issue

Stanford has applied to the state of California for permission to issue $300 million in tax-exempt bonds to refinance some existing debt and to finance numerous capital projects. The campus expects to receive the authorization from the California Educational Facilities Authority by March 17, and then expects to issue the bonds within the month.

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