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Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Luhrmann book asks how God becomes real to people

Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann's research seeks to narrow the gap between believers and nonbelievers, which she says has grown so wide it can be difficult for one side to respect the other.

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Database search identifies key trigger in type-2 diabetes

Using computational methods, Medical School researchers Atul Butte and Keiichi Kodama have strongly implicated a novel gene in the triggering of type-2 diabetes. Experiments show the gene also is likely to play a major causal role.

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Thomas Cover, acclaimed information theorist, dies

Thomas Cover, one of the world's top information theorists and a professor of electrical engineering and of statistics, died on March 26 at Stanford Hospital at age 73. A memorial service is planned for October.

Campus Announcements

  • Wopat memorial service: A memorial service for Sam Wopat, a sophomore and member of the women's volleyball team, will be held in Memorial Church on Wednesday, April 18, at 1:30 p.m. The service is for members of the Stanford community.
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