Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Daniel S. Marciniak
New Port, Rhode Island - U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is issuing a 'call for papers' in preparation of its fourth annual Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Conference to be held at the college, May 17.
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:
- Written by CDFA
Sacramento, California - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $3 million in grants to advance the use of co-robots that benefit and assist stakeholders in America’s production agriculture field. These three grants are part of the National Robotics Initiative (NRI), a federal research partnership that includes NIFA, the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Defense, and Department of Energy.
- Written by Enrique Rivero
Los Angeles, California - Mexico’s staggering homicide rate has taken a toll on the mortality rate for men and it could be even worse than the statistics indicate, a new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests.
- Written by UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California - In December, Turkish authorities detained a man accused of recruiting desperate Syrian refugees to sell kidneys in exchange for legal protection. The arrest put the focus on a shadowy but thriving industry - the international trade in human organs - and the thorny questions of ethics and equity it raises.
- Written by Anne Trafton
Cambridge, Massachusetts - By combining sophisticated RNA sequencing technology with a new device that isolates single cells and their progeny, MIT researchers can now trace detailed family histories for several generations of cells descended from one “ancestor.”
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