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Students Look to Vending Machines for Better Access to Morning-After Pill

Students Look to Vending Machines for Better Access to Morning-After Pill

The generic version of Plan B, an emergency contraception drug, is being sold from vending machines on some college campuses.
Students Look to Vending Machines for Better Access to Morning-After Pill

Students Look to Vending Machines for Better Access to Morning-After Pill

The generic version of Plan B, an emergency contraception drug, is being sold from vending machines on some college campuses.

How pension costs reduce government services

A think tank at Stanford University, known for bringing investment earnings forecasts into the public pension debate in California, issued a new study last week that looks at how rising pension costs
DealBook: How Valuable Is a Unicorn? Maybe Not as Much as It Claims to Be

DealBook: How Valuable Is a Unicorn? Maybe Not as Much as It Claims to Be

The San Francisco headquarters of Airbnb, one of at least 135 private businesses that are valued at more than $1 billion.

Regular weed smokers have 20 percent more sex, study says

If you’re a regular weed smoker, you might just be having more sex, according to a new study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. In fact, the study found that daily marijuana users are having
Can superhuman athletes provide genetic clues on heart health?

Can superhuman athletes provide genetic clues on heart health?

Researchers at Stanford are looking for the most superhuman cardiovascular systems in the world in the world in hopes that genetic solutions to America's longtime No. 1 killer can be unearthed.
Stanford’s ‘accelerator on a chip’ could revolutionize medical care

Stanford’s ‘accelerator on a chip’ could revolutionize medical care

When the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford first opened its doors in 1966, it had already earned the distinction of housing the world's longest linear accelerator: A 3.2 kilometer
Stanford professor files libel suit against scientific journal over clean energy claims

Stanford professor files libel suit against scientific journal over clean energy claims

Mark Z. Jacobson, a Stanford University professor who has prominently contended that the United States can fully power itself with wind, water and solar energy, is suing the National Academy of
Female scientists make medicine better for all genders

Female scientists make medicine better for all genders

If we want to really understand human health, we need to get more women on medical research team. Researchers analyzed over 1.5 million papers and…
Arjay Miller, Who Led a Resurgence at Ford, Dies at 101

Arjay Miller, Who Led a Resurgence at Ford, Dies at 101

Arjay Miller, left, visiting a Ford dealership in Denmark in the 1960s.
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
Free speech controversy spreads to Stanford

Free speech controversy spreads to Stanford

Stanford College Republicans have invited Robert Spencer, the controversial co-founder of the group Stop Islamization of America, to speak on campus.
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
Arjay Miller, Who Led a Resurgence at Ford, Dies at 101

Arjay Miller, Who Led a Resurgence at Ford, Dies at 101

Arjay Miller, left, visiting a Ford dealership in Denmark in the 1960s.
On Campus: How Elite Colleges Hide Their Cash

On Campus: How Elite Colleges Hide Their Cash

Stanford University used offshoring to grow its endowment.
Why greenhouse gases are increasing — again

Why greenhouse gases are increasing — again

Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere from human activities were nearly flat between 2014 and 2106, despite growth in the global economy. But now they're inching back up.

Smellable VR is coming whether you want it or not

Modern virtual reality is a treat for the senses. Well, two of them at least. "Sight and sound have been the staple of VR environments," Benjy Li, a postdoctoral researcher with Stanford's Virtual
Computer security: Stanford team wins national contest

Computer security: Stanford team wins national contest

Club members faced off against 9 other university teams to take top prize in its first outing