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#Stanford

# stanford - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Short home movies of children can be used to diagnose autism, study finds

“Home videos catches the child in his or her natural environment,” researchers said.

# stanford - Friday 27 October, 2017

Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *

* Sort of. A new American study has found that those smoking the drug daily are having about 20% more sex than non-users.

# stanford - Friday 2 September, 2016

Brock Turner to be released from jail after serving three months for sexual assault

He is being released early due to “good behaviour”.

# stanford - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Judge who gave six months jail to Stanford sex attacker is now being judged himself

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky is facing efforts to remove him from the bench.

# stanford - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties

The policy has been criticised as a tone-deaf response to the Stanford rape case.

# stanford - Monday 13 June, 2016

"Rape is rape": Stanford graduation overshadowed by protests over sex attack

Former student Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in jail for the 2015 sexual assault of an unconscious woman.

# stanford - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Stanford sex attack: Student who stopped rape speaks out

“The guy ran away, my friend chased after him.”

# stanford - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Judge under fire as Stanford University sex attack sparks outrage in US

The father of the student convicted of the attack has also come in for criticism for a statement defending his son.

From The Daily Edge An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture Echo Chamber

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture

“The only way we can fix rape culture is by teaching our young men about consent and ending banter culture”.

# stanford - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill

Does this mean we’ve reached peak crowdfunding?

# stanford - Sunday 19 July, 2015

A professor asked volunteers to spend time in prison - but it went horribly wrong

The controversial Stanford Prison Experiment has now been made into a film.

# stanford - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

This tiny robot can drag objects thousands of times its own weight

Tiny, tiny robots. Tiny!

# stanford - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Prestigious maths prize awarded to a woman for the first time

Maryam Mirzakhani is an Iranian born Harvard-educated mathematician and professor.

# stanford - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Drunk American football fan drowns his sorrows in popcorn Popcorn

Drunk American football fan drowns his sorrows in popcorn

His team are getting crushed, but his spirits aren’t.

# stanford - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Meet the new boss: Julie Sinnamon takes over as Enterprise Ireland CEO

She has an MBA in International Business from New York’s Fordham University, an executive qualification from Stanford and has held a number of senior roles at the organisation.

# stanford - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Scientists have almost found a way to predict our decisions

The new technique uses brain scans to monitor the decision making process, and although it has only been used on small sample, the results are promising.

# stanford - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Inventor of the computer mouse dies at 88 RIP

Inventor of the computer mouse dies at 88

Doug Engelbart had the idea for the mouse back in the 1960s.

# stanford - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Finding love (or lust) in 4 minutes: The science of speed dating

Talking mainly about the woman, interrupting and asking questions – a new study has found what does and doesn’t work in speed dating.

# stanford - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Irish Mail on Sunday apologises to Brian Cowen over California picture

The paper has also acknowledged that the former taoiseach attended a course at Stanford University at his own expense, with no public funding involved.

# stanford - Friday 27 April, 2012

From The42 Luck becomes a Colt, RG3 goes to Washington NFL Draft

Luck becomes a Colt, RG3 goes to Washington

As expected, the Colts chose Luck over the other highly-rated quarterbacks, such as Robert Griffin III and Ryan Tannehill.

# stanford - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Apple archive reveals why Steve Jobs chose the name 'Apple'

In an interview, which is part of the Apple archive located in Stanford University in California, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak describe why they chose the iconic name.

# stanford - Sunday 16 October, 2011

California declares today to be Steve Jobs Day

A memorial service will be held in Jobs’ memory at Stanford University this evening, while Californians will celebrate in honour of the Apple co-founder.