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Non-alpha male African cichlid fish can go from 'zero to 60'

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In African cichlid fish society, only the alpha male reproduces. But Stanford researchers have found that if the dominant male disappears, a subordinate cichlid can rise to the procreative occasion with stunning speed, having kept its reproductive apparatus idling in low gear.

SEMPER team developed to mobilize for global disasters

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As Bob Norris, far left, attended to victims of last year’s earthquake in Haiti, the chief of emergency medicine was vexed by a question: What if he and his team had been able to get there a day or two earlier? Thus, the Stanford Emergency Medicine Program for Emergency Response was born.

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  • Nominations sought for alumni volunteer service awards: Stanford Associates is counting on staff to help identify the most deserving candidates for three of the university’s annual alumni volunteer service awards: the Award of Merit, the Governors' Award and the Stanford Associates Membership award. The deadline is Friday, Aug. 19. For details on the award criteria and a downloadable nomination form, visit the awards website.
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Athletic Director BOB BOWLSBY and women's basketball stars NNEMKADI and CHINEY OGWUMIKE will represent Stanford at the ESPY Awards, which will be televised live tonight on ESPN . . .

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