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Stanford scientists have used lab-made gold nanoparticles to highlight malignant tissue in the brain, making it easier for surgeons to cut out tumors while leaving healthy bits in tact. Measuring just five millionths of an inch in diameter, these tiny glistening orbs are injected into the patient ...

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Actually, it tracks MMOs, but what a clever title, huh? The Daedalus Project is the demographic/analysis website created and maintained by Nick Yee, a graduate student of Stanford University in the field of Communications who now works at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Nick's site is notewort...

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They say you can't judge a book by its cover - an exhortation against judging the character of people based on factors they have no control over. Nonetheless, people do do it, and frequently. There are some interesting aspects to this. One is that we judge ourselves this way. The other comes when we...

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Stanford University and Stanford Humanities Lab are hosting the Metaverse U conference on the weekend of 16th/17th February. They will be discussing Second Life and virtual worlds in general and exploring "the cultural, technological, legal, and economic issues surrounding virtual worlds" according ...

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