Imperial Valley News
Davis, California - By the time Bob the cat came to the UC Davis veterinary hospital, he had used up most of his nine lives. Afflicted with a painful oral inflammatory disorder, Bob had already lost all of his teeth in an effort to treat the disease known as feline chronic gingivostomatitis, or FCGS. In a last-ditch effort, Bob’s owner enrolled him in a clinical trial to receive a novel stem cell therapy treatment.
Stanford, California - The quality rather than the quantity of education is key to boosting a nation's economy, especially in the developing world, a Stanford scholar writes.
Stanford, California - In addition to the desire to experience a "high," one of the obstacles drug addicts encounter is the difficulty of overcoming a myriad of harsh withdrawal symptoms including anxiety, depression, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. When people learn to associate the loss of drug use with the pain of withdrawal, it can create an urge to use that is as strong as the "high" itself, making it even more difficult to quit.
Berkeley, California - A study from University of California, Berkeley, shows that for the vast majority of teachers, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) defined benefit pension provides a higher, more secure retirement income compared to a 401(k)-style plan.
Berkeley, California - Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton may want to take note.
Washington, DC - Today in Montreal, the U.S. and 22 other countries reached agreement on the first-ever global carbon standards for commercial aircraft. When fully implemented, the standards are expected to reduce carbon emissions more than 650 million tons between 2020 and 2040, equivalent to removing over 140 million cars from the road for a year. These technology standards, agreed to at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations with 191 member countries, will apply to aircraft manufacturers once formally adopted by the ICAO Council.