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New website provides a digital salon for the humanities

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Roland Greene, professor of English and of comparative literature, launched the website Arcade in November. It's now attracting more than 5,000 visitors per day and providing humanities scholars with an intellectual network, a digital salon and a sounding board for ideas.

Advances made in optogenetics brain-research technique

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In a paper published in Cell, Stanford researchers, including Karl Deisseroth, associate professor of bioengineering, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, explain advances in a technology invented at Stanford that allow neurons to be controlled with light.

SLAC explains the deep secrets of the neutrino

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Among the many beautiful, unexpected and sometimes revolutionary discoveries to emerge from subatomic physics, none is more bizarre than the neutrino. Learn more at a SLAC Physics Underground talk on Tuesday, March 23.

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  • Last call for Amy J. Blue Award nominations: The Amy J. Blue Awards honor staff members who are exceptionally effective, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work. The awards are presented to three staff members each year. Nominations must be received by midnight tonight. For details, visit the award website.
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HECTOR GARCIA-MOLINA has been named to the "Most Important Hispanics in Technology List" by Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology.

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