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Cantor Arts Center spotlights six millennia of African art

Photo: African art

Cantor has renovated its African galleries and the result is a dizzying display of time and space, including modern Tuareg jewelry, an ancient Egyptian mummy mask, 19th-century Nguni beadwork and pieces collected by Jane Stanford that have been "sitting in safes since the 1880s."

Study finds compound that starves cancer cells of glucose

Photo: Amato Giaccia

Researchers at the School of Medicine have identified a compound that attacks the Achilles' heel of certain cancer cells by depriving them of their energy source, the sugar glucose. Amato Giaccia, director of radiation oncology, was senior author of the study.

Lecturer's small poetry press garners critical attention

Photo: Books

Canarium Books, a poetry press founded by recent Stegner Fellow and lecturer Joshua Edwards, has a critical reputation that belies its budget. Two of its titles, John Beer's The Waste Land and Suzanne Buffam's The Irrationalist, have won major literary prizes this year.

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  • PG&E to begin work today: Pacific Gas & Electric is scheduled to begin work today, Aug. 4, for hydrostatic pressure testing of its gas transmission line 132 near Stanford. This test segment will include pipeline from Sand Hill Road and Branner Drive in Menlo Park, along the Stanford Hills development, along Junipero Serra Boulevard, and along Page Mill Road to Alma Street in Palo Alto. The utility expects to complete its work by the end of August. Read more
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