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Local Teen Selected As Semi-Finalist In Intel Science Talent Search

He’s only 17, but he’s already making big waves in the science community. A local high school senior was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search. His research on stem cells set him apart from the rest.


A M4A3E2 “Sherman Jumbo," one of the tanks up for auction. (Source: Auctions America)

Tanks And Military Vehicles Auction Rakes In $10.24M

Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer, auction officials said Sunday.


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Condoleezza Rice Endorses Kashkari For Governor

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.


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Report: Human Brain Microchip 9,000 Times Faster Than A PC

A new microchip modeled on the human brain is 9,000 times faster than a PC.


The study suggests why "manly men" are more susceptible to bad reactions from vaccinations. (Getty Images)

Study: Flu Vaccine Works Better For Women

Higher levels of testosterone linked with weaker antibody reaction.


Doctors are being warned to watch out for the bacteria lurking deep within the nose. (Getty Images)

Study: Dangerous Bacteria Can Lurk Inside The Nose

Sites deep within the nose may be reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus, a major cause of disease


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85-Year-Old Korean War Vet Detained By North Korea Has Strong Ties To Santa Cruz

The grandparents keep a vacation home just steps from the beach in Santa Cruz, where for decades they have actively engaged with environmental, arts and boating organizations.


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Silicon Valley Tank, Missile Launcher Collection Headed To Massachusetts Museum

Until now, the $30 million fleet of tanks has been refurbished and housed in seven storage sheds on a family estate up a winding, forested road above Silicon Valley; they are visited only under privately arranged tours.


BPA plastic

Study Ties Chemical To Possible Miscarriage Risk

New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.


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3 Loose Horses Struck, Killed On Freeway Near Stanford University

Three horses were killed after they ran onto northbound Interstate Highway 280 near Stanford Saturday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.


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Stanford Football Head Coach David Shaw Talks About Win Against USC

Stanford Cardinal football head coach David Shaw joined Grant today. Shaw talked about the team defeating USC on Saturday, the Cardinal offense post-Andrew Luck, Luck’s transition to the NFL, coaching under Jim Harbaugh, recruiting players, […]

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Former Raiders defensive lineman Chester McGlockton has died at age 42. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Allsport/Getty Images)

Former Raiders Lineman McGlockton Dies At 42

Stanford assistant coach and four-time Raiders Pro Bowl defensive lineman Chester McGlockton has died at age 42. Stanford announced the death on Wednesday.