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July 23, 2012

Photo of Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo. Photo credit: Joel Simon

Forecaster's take on Yahoo's future and the 'Mayer factor'

Silicon Valley forecaster Paul Saffo has made a career of peering into the technological future. In a Stanford magazine Q&A, Saffo talks about Yahoo's appointment of Marissa Mayer, left, as CEO and why everyone is so aflutter about her.

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Scientists produce complete computer model of organism

In a breakthrough effort for computational biology, scientists have produced the world's first complete computer model of the bacterium Mycoplasma genitalium, which opens the door for biological computer-aided design.

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Humanities camp focuses on critical thinking skills

An intensive study of the American and French revolutions might seem like unusual summer camp fare, but the high school students who attended Stanford's first Summer Humanities Institute embraced the mini-college experience.

Campus Announcements

  • PG&E Open House tonight: PG&E will host an informational open house to discuss its campus gas line replacement project. The meeting is planned for this evening, July 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Paul Brest Hall in Munger Building 4. Members of the campus community are welcome to attend.

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SLAC's Arrillaga Recreation Center opens today . . .

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