Articles and multimedia from Peninsula Press staff about Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s 2014 State of the Valley Conference. Topics include income inequality, investment, society, education and gender.
For the past six weeks, Peninsula Press staff has been reporting on the local impacts of the Affordable Care Act. These articles and multimedia reports are on a special website, “Obamacare on the Peninsula.”
Touch screens are simple to use, but there’s complex technology behind them that’s revolutionized the way we use electronic devices. Watch the video to learn how they work underneath the glass.
If you had a 50-50 chance of inheriting a deadly genetic disease, would you get tested to learn your fate? Kristen Powers had to make that decision while still in high school — and it has shaped the course of her life.
Typically thought of as a playground pastime, jump rope is actually a competitive sport. And, elite jump rope has a growing presence in the Bay Area.
Lung cancer diagnosis data reveals that 45 percent of patients with the disease are former smokers, and an additional 15 percent never smoked at all. One of those was the wife of former NFL player Chris Draft.
Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center has partnered with Google to digitize more than 100 works of art, making them available for art lovers to view in their homes all over the world.
As news organizations look for alternative ways to engage audiences, the Center for Investigative Reporting and Tides Theatre have teamed up to bring investigative stories to the stage.
Once emphatically separated from each other, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and art are connecting in exciting and enlightening ways. Stanford University, known for its strong science and engineering programs, is part of this trend. An increasing number of classes and exhibits at Stanford fuse the two fields, and students and faculty are developing new …