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Oct. 19, 2012

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Biologists follow the process of RNA folding in real time

Using optical tweezers and sub-nanoscale precision, Steven Block, a professor of applied physics and biology, and graduate student Kirsten Frieda follow the process – and the consequences – of RNA folding.

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Scholars awarded grants to research content creation

MediaX, an industry affiliate program, has awarded 10 research grants to Stanford scholars to study the future of content creation, curation and consumption. The projects represent a broad range of disciplines from education and journalism to physics and medicine.

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When physicians report unfit drivers, crash rates go down

Mandatory physician reporting of patients who may be medically unfit to drive led to a substantial decrease in serious road crashes, according to a new study from the School of Medicine and the University of Toronto.

Campus Announcements

  • Faculty Senate Minutes: At the Oct. 11 meeting of the Faculty Senate, members discussed student workload and the university's computing infrastructure. Provost John Etchemendy announced the new and reappointed Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education. The full minutes are now online.
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