Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Mary Beth Lacy
San Diego, California - While golf equipment and custom club fitting have advanced tremendously in the past decade, an area that hasnt evolved as quickly has been golf shafts particularly for amateur golfers. The highest quality shafts are geared toward PGA Tour players, which means that if youre not swinging as hard as the pros youre probably not getting the best performing products.
- Written by Bobbie Mixon
Washington, DC - With the 2018-2019 school year underway, K-12 students have new opportunities for learning. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers also have new prospects to sharpen their skills and innovate in their classrooms.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2018 financial statements, marking the eight consecutive "clean" opinion from an external auditor – the highest opinion that may be received.
- Written by Dwayne Brown and JoAnna Wendel
Washington, DC - NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST November 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms.
- Written by NCIHH
Washington, DC - Exposure to uncomfortable sensations elicits a wide range of appropriate and quick reactions, from reflexive withdrawal to more complex feelings and behaviors. To better understand the body’s innate response to harmful activity, researchers at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health, have identified activity in the brain that governs these reactions. Using heat as the source of discomfort, experiments conducted by the center’s intramural program showed that bodily responses to pain are controlled by a neural pathway involving heightened activity in the spinal cord and two parts of the brainstem. Results of the study were published in the journal Neuron.
- Written by Ken Pekoc
Washington, DC - National Institutes of Health scientists and their collaborators found that hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated acute liver failure (ALF), a rare condition that can turn fatal within days without liver transplantation results from an uncommon encounter between a highly mutated HBV variant and an unusual immune response in the patient’s liver that is mainly sustained by antibody-producing B cells.
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