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April 16, 2012

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Robots dazzle spectators at Stanford block party, job fair

Inventors, researchers and toymakers gathered at the third annual Robot Block Party to show off machines that do everything from dance to the King of Pop to help doctors perform precise surgical procedures.

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North Korea experts believe a third nuclear test is next

Following the failed launch of a multi-stage rocket that was to place North Korea's first satellite in orbit, scholars at the Center for International Security and Cooperation weigh in on the technical and political ramifications of last week's events.

Photo: John Ioannidis

New genetic regions linked to bone-weakening disease

Thirty-two previously unidentified genetic regions associated with osteoporosis and fracture have been identified by a large, worldwide consortium of researchers, including Stanford Prevention Research Center chief John Ioannidis.

Campus Announcements

  • SLAC power outage: A lightning strike knocked out power at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thursday night and forced the facility's closure Friday. It also knocked out the link to the story on merged galaxies that ran in Friday's Stanford Report. You now can find that story on the Stanford News website. Power has been restored at SLAC. For information, visit the SLAC emergency page.
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KNIGHT JOURNALISM PROGRAM  announces 2012-2013 international fellows . . .

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