[ By Peninsula Press Environment Staff | 23 Apr 2014 ]
When it comes to climate change, not all forests are created equal
Nutrient-rich forests are more effective at taking carbon out of the atmosphere and keeping it locked away, which may have subtle yet important implications for climate change. Read the full story »
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[ By Stephanie L. Wetmore | 17 Apr 2014 | ]
Scarcity of Silicon Valley work visas affecting Canadian entrepreneurs In Silicon Valley — a global hub for technology — many want to move here to fulfill their dreams. However, tightened U.S. regulations are not making it easy to get a visa.

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[ By Andy Brown | 17 Apr 2014 | ]
Stanford-designed cooling glove is ‘huge part of the recovery puzzle’ for athletes Stanford biologists Craig Heller and Dennis Grahn created the first generation of the cooling glove in 2000, after years of research on thermoregulation. Today, athletes continue to use the technology.

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[ By Anthony Wilkerson | 16 Apr 2014 | ]
Football more than a game to players who know the damage of concussions What was first thought to be minor headaches has emerged into a serious problem for athletes who play contact sports. Stanford’s Anthony Wilkerson reflects on concussions in football.

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[ By Katie Brigham | 15 Apr 2014 | ]
Art and tech intersect at Silicon Valley Contemporary art fair The inaugural Silicon Valley Contemporary and Modern Fine Art Fair showcased the merging of art, science and technology through a focus on video art and digital installations from around the world.

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[ By Crystal Grover | 15 Apr 2014 | ]
Gay or straight, ‘You Can Play’ project provides platform for Stanford athletes The “You Can Play” campaign encourages equality for all athletes, regardless of sexual orientation. Many collegiate and professional teams have recorded videos in support of the program.

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[ By Tre'vell R. Anderson | 14 Apr 2014 | ]
Santa Clara County hosts annual Citizenship Day To help green card holders become U.S. citizens, the Santa Clara County Citizenship Collaborative held its annual Citizenship Day at San Jose City College on April 12.

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[ By Lauren Ottinger | 14 Apr 2014 | ]
LinkedIn goes boldly to China, where Google, Facebook and Twitter have failed The Mountain View-based site points to expansion into China as a primary growth strategy. But analysts question whether it can succeed in China given different hiring culture, censorship and high regulation.