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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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Researcher discovers and tracks his diabetes onset

Geneticist Michael Snyder has almost no privacy. For more than two years, he and his lab members pored over his body's most intimate secrets, including the sequence of his DNA, and watched--to their surprise--as he developed diabetes.

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Early snowmelt leads to butterfly population decline

Early snowmelt drives down the population of the Mormon fritillary butterfly, a common North American butterfly species, by reducing its favored nectar supply, according to new research.

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Skoll's philanthropy focuses on world's biggest challenges

The March/April edition of Stanford magazine features a profile of alumnus Jeff Skoll, one of only 20 people who've ever given away $1 billion. He hopes to engage everyone in the planet's survival by leveraging the power of Hollywood.


Campus Announcements

  • Stanford Football Pro Timing Day: Stanford Football Pro Timing Day is on Thursday, March 22. The mini NFL combine showcases the talents of Stanford's draft hopefuls to NFL scouts and executives. The event will be streamed live on starting at 11 a.m. with a simulcast on ESPNU. You can watch via this website.
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SUSANNA LOEB to be nominated by President Obama to the National Board for Education Sciences . . .

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