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September 15, 2012
Stanford faculty awarded $2.2 million for innovative energy research
Stanford's Precourt Institute, TomKat Center and Precourt Energy Efficiency Center have awarded nine faculty seed grants for cutting-edge energy research.

Solving bubble troubles: New surface can prevent liquid explosions or even frost
Explosions caused by boiling liquid could be reduced by suppressing the liquid from bubbling, according to a new study involving the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

Study shows breath analysis could help diagnose pulmonary nodules
A pilot study, published in the October 2012 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's Journal of Thoracic Oncology, showed that breath testing could be used to discriminate between benign and malignant pulmonary nodules.

Nurses examine caregiver grief
Family members who care for terminally ill patients at home can be helped by nurses throughout the course of the illness and particularly after the patient's death, according to Penn State nursing researchers. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to