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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

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Stanford researchers teach girls to ward off depression

Early findings from an ongoing Stanford study by Ian Gotlib, left, and Paul Hamilton of girls at risk of becoming depressed suggests that people can teach their brains to respond differently to things that make them sad, down or stressed out.

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Nanoshell 'whispering galleries' improve solar cells

Engineers at Stanford have created photovoltaic nanoshells that harness a peculiar physical phenomenon to better trap light in the solar materials. This could improve the efficiency of thin-film solar cells while reducing their weight and cost.

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Pamela Matson and ASSU leaders head senate agenda

Pamela Matson, left, dean of the School of Earth Sciences, will present a report to the Faculty Senate today. Four student representatives to the Faculty Senate will also give presentations.

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Stanford Dance presents the masterpiece Rooms tonight

Tonight in Roble Gym Studio 38, an American dance masterpiece comes to life. Rooms, by Anna Sokolow, is a powerful portrayal of the terrifying loneliness that afflicts even people living in close proximity to each other.

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  • Correct story link: Some readers may have discovered a bad link to yesterday's story from the Freeman Spogli Institute on human rights and the Internet. Click here for the correct link.
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