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Stanford scientists engineer protein that may deter cancer

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Jennifer Cochran, left, assistant professor of bioengineering, and Jennifer Lahti, a postdoctoral scholar and former graduate student, were part of a Stanford team that developed an engineered protein that shows promise in preventing cancer cells from creating new capillaries.

Mobile devices help remove barriers to fresh food

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In late 2010, researchers from the Stanford Prevention Research Center identified a number of challenges to healthful living for seniors. In response, the center established Neighborhood Eating and Activity Advocacy Teams to organize seniors and improve their access to healthful food.

Experts submit report to Obama on America's ecosystems

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Gretchen Daily, professor of biology and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, is one of 16 experts who submitted a special report to President Barack Obama urging the federal government to periodically assess the condition of ecosystems in the United States.

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