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Encyclopedia of Philosophy revolutionizing scholarship

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Think the world of philosophy is old and fusty, exhaling the dust of Aristotle and Kant? Think again. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, which gets 700,000 vists weekly, is a fully vetted, refereed online reference work, updated regularly, that explains the dynamic world of philosophy.

Study says new farmland comes from tropical forest

Tropical forests felled for farmland

A new study led by a Stanford researcher shows that more than 80 percent of new farmland created in the tropics between 1980 and 2000 came from felling forests, which sends carbon into the atmosphere and fuels global warming. But it may be easier to rein in the trend in the future.

Therapy boosts lymphoma cure rate in mouse models

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More than half of laboratory mice with human non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are cured by a treatment involving just two monoclonal antibodies, according to research published in Cell. Irving Weissman is one of the study's senior authors.

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  • Cancer caregiver conference: The Caregiving, Caregivers and Cancer Conference, sponsored by the Stanford Cancer Center, Stanford Health Library and Stanford Hospital & Clinics, will be held Sept. 11 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Arrillaga Alumni Center. The keynote speaker is Jane Brody, New York Times health columnist. Visit the conference website for more information.
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DAVID LOBELL wins the American Geophysical Union's Macelwane Medal....

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