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1. Stanford Libraries unearths the earliest U.S. website

A piece of web history is made available again for the first time since its debut in the early 1990s.

2. Stanford system combines software with human intelligence to improve translation

Using software to suggest word choices makes professional translators more productive in the $34-billion-a-year market for foreign language translation.

3. Gandhi's nonviolent approach offers lessons for peace movements, Stanford scholar says

Stanford's Saumitra Jha suggests that new evidence calls for a reinterpretation of Gandhi's nonviolent movement for independence in India.

4. High marks for Stanford in NCAA graduation report

The Stanford University department of athletics registered an overall graduation rate of 98 percent in the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) report released by the NCAA.

5. Stanford researcher explores the truths behind myths of ancient Amazons

Stanford classics scholar Adrienne Mayor's latest research highlights the history of the warrior women who inspired the Amazonian myths in ancient Greece and beyond.

6. Girls under stress age more rapidly, new Stanford study reveals

Girls at high risk for developing depression have greater stress responses and shorter telomeres – a marker for aging – than their low-risk peers.

7. Stanford Responds to Election Mailer

Stanford University is investigating the facts behind an academic research study independently undertaken by political science researchers at Stanford and Dartmouth that involved election mailers sent to voters. As it investigates, Stanford is also cooperating with an inquiry undertaken by election officials in the State of Montana.

8. Stanford economist finds meaning in North Korea's night lights

Satellite data indicate that North Korea's dictatorship counters the effects of international economic sanctions by reallocating resources to urban centers and away from poor, rural areas.

9. Stanford Roundtable panelists discuss how to improve public understanding of climate change

The Stanford 2014 Roundtable, "The Climate Conversation You Haven't Heard," convened a panel of climate scientists, innovators and political figures to discuss how to encourage citizens to help force the issues that are needed to help combat climate change.

10. Making educated choices about health care during Open Enrollment at Stanford

Thorough information about medical, dental and vision plans for 2015 is available online to help Stanford employees make decisions.