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Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012

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Andrei Linde wins $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize

Andrei Linde freely admits that when he began developing theories of cosmic inflation in the early 1980s, the concept seemed like pure science fiction. Tuesday, the Stanford physicist was one of nine scientists to each receive a new $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize.

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Exhibition showcases protest art in 19th-century France

Honoré Daumier and his colleagues at the French journal La Caricature skewered the issues of the day from 1830 to 1835. A new Cantor exhibition of politically satirical drawings by Daumier and La Caricature proves that some jokes never get old.

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Climate change could open trade doors for some nations

The economy of Tanzania in East Africa could actually benefit from climate change with an increase in exports of corn to the United States and other nations, according to a study by researchers at Stanford, the World Bank and Purdue University.

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Need sleep? Neurologist offers advice on getting more

Are you sleep deprived? BeWell asked Clete A. Kushida, a neurologist and sleep specialist who currently serves as the medical director of the Stanford Sleep Medicine Center, to discuss why some of us are not getting the sleep we need and what we can do about it.

Campus Announcements

  • Crime alert: At approximately 9:25 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, an unknown male suspect attempted to enter an unlocked second-story window at the Lantana House at 750 Campus Drive. The reporting party, who was inside the room, saw the suspect as he opened the window to her room. When the suspect saw the reporting party, he fled. The suspect is described as a white male 20-25 years old, about 6 feet tall, with a thin build and wearing a long-sleeved gray shirt. The Stanford police encourage individuals to keep their doors and windows locked and to report suspicious and criminal activity to the police. Visit the Stanford Department of Public Safety website for crime alerts and updates.

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International Association for Computational Mechanics honors Professor CHARBEL FARHAT  and Assistant Professor ADRIAN LEW . . .

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