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Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Rendering of what the future trail might look like.

Santa Clara County awards $10 million for new trails

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to allocate $10 million to fund proposals made by Stanford and the City of Palo Alto to expand area bike and pedestrian trails, ending a decade of negotiations.

Illustration  of the nov. 2012 presidential electoral map

Scholar correctly called 332 electoral votes for Obama

In the battle to predict the race for the White House, data scientists resoundingly defeated the more traditional oracles who typically dominate political coverage. Stanford political scientist Simon Jackman was among them.

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West’s changing climate also spells economic changes

The State of the West Symposium, which took place on campus last week, featured a discussion of the Western United States’ future of extreme heat, declining snowpack and what it all means for industry, electricity generation and policy.

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Ever wonder why ponytails sway and teapots drip? A Stanford professor won two IG NOBEL PRIZES for his probes into those very questions  . . .

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