Sharks "the size of min-vans," seldom-seen species and an epic journey beneath the ice of Antarctica are part of the hazardous, breathtaking work of naturalist/photographer Norbert Wu. As he prepares what experts say will be a revolutionary underwater documentary, this Cousteau protege is influencing the way we see the sea.
The practice of implanting borrowed eggs into infertile women has produced thousands of dreams come true for childless families. But wealthy parents-to-be have complicated matters by seeking out trophy candidates and paying them huge sums. Ethicists and practitioners alike are quetsioning whether the price of eggs has gone too high.
Frequently critcized for his activist approach, FCC chairman William Kennard wants to ensure that the communications revolution doesn't speed past poorer Americans. He has signaled a willingness to take on powerful corporate and government forces, but will they listen?
They never had prom dates, never missed the bus, didn't eat cafeteria food. They didn't even get diplomas. But these home-schooled students learned enough about themselves and the world to move to the top of Stanford's applicant pile.
One hundred years after his birth and more than 30 years after his death, Yvor Winters is remembered for his poetic passion, his knee-buckling teaching tactics and an impressive roster of literary progeny. A survey of the career of a man as enigmatic as he was influential.
Starting a new job…
With Kenya entrepreneur Martin Fisher
If this company has its way, seeing the future won't be so hard
A would-be doctor changes prescriptions
Longtime SAA president Bill Stone retires
Who could predict the outcome of a matchup like this?
What Simon says
A misty glow
The Tree turns 25
An overdue reunion
Casey Martin isn't out of the woods yet
Housing plan won't include golf course
Treatments ahead for narcolepsy
Welcoming Maxine Hong Kingston
Crayons vs. keyboards
Writing for non-specialists
Reappraising the novel
New lab for fuzzies
Challenging NCAA rules
A master's for busy professionals
Training physicians with a joystick
Teaching students to balance checkbooks
Women hone a wicked passing game
A star about to appear?
Faculty suit up for a day
From Russia's avant-garde, with love
Coming of age at Stanford-in-Germany
Cal drops a bomb
Bob Russell, science-minded theologian
The Effort Effect
Let Me Introduce Myself
Seeing at the Speed of Sound
Dunder Mifflin Going Out of Business
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