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Stanford archive shows origins of 'I have a dream' speech

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On the eve of the dedication of the new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C., this weekend, the archive of the King Research and Education Institute on campus shows how the civil rights leader worked and reworked his material.

Creating the heart of a planet in the heart of a gem

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Although materials scientists have theorized for years that a form of super-dense aluminum exists under the extreme pressures found inside a planet's core, no one had ever actually seen it until a research team blasted tiny bits of sapphire with a new table-top laser device.

Vintage race cars reveal new insights into man, machine

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It's a Saturday morning at the famous Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey. In a back-to-the-future moment, an interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers is wiring up vintage race cars and their drivers with sensors as part of an effort to create the car of the future.

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Professors FAN YANG and JENNIFER DIONNE and alum PIYA SORCAR named to list of Innovators Under 35 . . .

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