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Seaports need a plan for weathering climate change

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In a survey posed to port authorities around the world, a Stanford team found that most officials are unsure how best to protect their facilities from rising sea levels and more frequent Katrina-magnitude storms, which scientists say could be a consequence of global warming.

Police investigating gunshots fired on campus Saturday

Police continue to investigate an incident in which gunshots were fired in Lagunita parking lot Saturday evening. Police were on the scene and no injuries have been reported. Anyone with information related to this crime is encouraged to contact the Department of Public Safety at (650) 329-2413.

Stanford engineers create a tiny, energy-efficient laser

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In the push toward ever-smaller and ever-faster data transmission technology, a team of electrical engineers has produced a nanoscale laser that is faster and vastly more energy efficient than anything available today. The laser was introduced in a paper just published in Nature Photonics.

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  • Art exhibit opens today at the Clayman Institute: Curios, an exhibition of work by Bay Area artist Connie M. Begg, opens today at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Begg most frequently works with antiquated photographic technologies to produce images that reference her fascination with the past. Viewing is available weekdays from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. through June 30.

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ON VIDEO: Provost JOHN ETCHEMENDY and the STANFORD BAND warm up the crowd for Friday's CARDINAL WALK . . .


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