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Love takes up where pain leaves off, brain study shows

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Intense, passionate feelings of love can provide amazingly effective pain relief, similar to painkillers or such illicit drugs as cocaine, according to a new School of Medicine study. Sean Mackey, associate professor of anesthesia, is the senior author of the study published online Oct. 13 in PLoS ONE.

Management Science & Engineering celebrates 10 years

About 10 years ago, the Department of Management Science and Engineering was created in the School of Engineering. The result is a vibrant research and teaching entity that now has 33 faculty members and awards about 240 degrees each year.

Environmental journalism prize awarded for scout series

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The 2010 Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism has been awarded to Lewis Kamb for “Chain Saw Scouting,” a series on land-use practices by the Boy Scouts of America. Kamb initiated the project while working at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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  • Stanford Roundtable: "Generation Ageless: Longevity and the Boomers" is the title of this year's Roundtable at Stanford, which will take place Saturday, Oct. 23, at 9:30 a.m. in Maples Pavilion. For more information, visit the Roundtable website.
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The skills LAURENCE GOLBORNE, Chile's mining minister, learned in the GSB's Stanford Executive Program may have come in handy in the rescue of 33 miners . . .

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