Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Pat Bailey
Davis, California - The popular but characteristically unhealthy English bulldog may have been bred into a corner, now lacking the diversity in its gene pool to make much-needed health improvements, reports a team of University of California, Davis, researchers.
- Written by American Heart Association
Dallas, Texas - Rats’ blood vessels took at least three times longer to recover function after only a minute of breathing secondhand marijuana smoke, compared to recovery after a minute of breathing secondhand tobacco smoke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Small businesses seeking to commercialize health-related technologies in the medical or life science sector can learn how to access more than $870 million in federal funding during the Department of Health and Human Services Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) conference, which will be held in Orlando, Florida, on November 15-17, 2016.
- Written by IVN
Phoenix, Arizona - Elio Motors, Thursday announced that 41 states now provide exemptions for motorcycle licenses or have enacted legislation creating a new class of vehicle, the autocycle - for enclosed three-wheel vehicles.
- Written by ICE
Washington, DC - Today marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, begun in 2014 to raise awareness and encourage the international community to take action against human trafficking - compelling labor and commercial sex through the use of physical and sexual abuse, threats of harm and deportation, false promises, economic and psychological manipulation, and cruelty.
- Written by Tabatha Thompson
Washington, DC - NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX in Hawthorne, California. Commercial crew flights from Florida’s Space Coast to the International Space Station will restore America’s human spaceflight launch capability and increase the time U.S. crews can dedicate to scientific research, which is helping prepare astronauts for deep space missions, including the Journey to Mars.
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