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New computing lab imagines the mobile-social future

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In Stanford's new MobiSocial Lab, engineers and industry representatives are pursuing some fundamental questions about the marriage of mobile communications and social networking, and producing the next generation of apps that are more open, more private and more fun.

Ten undergraduates win Deans' Award for academic work

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Ten students recently received the 2011 Deans' Award for Academic Accomplishment, which honors extraordinary undergraduates for "exceptional, tangible" intellectual achievements. The awardees were chosen based on nominations by faculty and staff who work closely with undergraduates.

Researchers use advanced instrument to read cells' minds

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Researchers at the School of Medicine have taken a machine already in use for measuring impurities in semiconductors and used it to analyze immune cells in far more detail than has been possible before. Garry Nolan, professor of microbiology and immunology, is senior author of the study.

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  • BiblioTech conference: On Wednesday, May 11, leading Silicon Valley executive officers and venture capitalists will join Stanford humanities faculty and doctoral students for a discussion on the ways in which highly trained, skilled and creative humanities PhDs can play a role in Silicon Valley businesses. The day-long conference will take place at the Bechtel Conference Center in Encina Hall. Registration is required. For more information, visit the conference website.
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