The Daily brief: August 5, 2011

Aug. 5, 2011, 5:58 p.m.

Jet Blue 101 | Jet Blue Airlines will team up with the Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design in a workshop aimed to enhance the carrier’s relationship with business leaders. The carrier will be featured as a case study for participants to study business innovation.

Quake Catchers | The Quake Catcher Network continues to expand as more local residents sign up to install the sensors in their homes. Watch FOX2 News follow one resident as a sensor is set up in his home.

Summer Chorus | This Saturday, Aug. 6, the Stanford Chorus will be presenting Amazing Grace: Exploring the Roots of the American Choral Tradition. More information and tickets are available here.

Starving Cancer | A new approach to fighting cancer is starving the cells to death, according to recent work by researchers at the School of Medicine. By selectively turning off the cancer cells’ ability to absorb glucose, the therapy works by cutting the cells off from their ability to grow and proliferate.

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