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Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

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Research finds that disaster relief  benefits incumbent

Analysts are speculating about the impact of Superstorm Sandy on early voting and the presidential candidates' abilities to campaign in battleground states. However, a recent study suggests a more subtle effect.

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Stanford scientists build the first all-carbon solar cell

Scientists have built the first solar cell made entirely of carbon, a promising alternative to the expensive materials used in photovoltaic devices today. The results are published in the online edition of the journal ACS Nano.

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To avoid backsliding, master skills before starting a diet

Researchers have found that women who spent eight weeks mastering weight-maintenance skills before starting a diet shed the same number of pounds as women who started a weight-loss program immediately. Moreover, they regained fewer pounds a year later.

Campus Announcements

  • Open Everything Series: Lane Medical Library is producing a series of events to explore trends and emerging issues related to the major Open Knowledge initiatives: open access, open publishing, open data and open education. Speaker events are scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 6; Thursday, Nov. 8; and Wednesday, Nov. 14. For more information and to find out who the speakers are, visit the Open Knowledge website.
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