Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Jennifer Stewart-Burton
Chicago, Illinois - Producer sentiment surrounding the U.S. agricultural economy rebounded in June after a dip in May, according to the latest survey results from the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.
- Written by Jennifer Chu
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Scientists at MIT and elsewhere have identified the “first fingerprints of healing” of the Antarctic ozone layer, published today in the journal Science.
- Written by Shannon Roddel
Notre Dame, Indiana - Electric car maker Tesla Motors revealed Thursday (June 30) that federal regulators are investigating its autopilot software after a fatal crash involving a semitrailer. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened the investigation after a man was killed May 7 in Williston, Florida, while driving a Model S with the self-driving mode engaged.
- Written by Kim I. Mills
Washington, DC - Contrary to the opinions of some courts, it is easier to determine the truthfulness of a woman wearing a headscarf or even a veil that leaves only her eyes exposed than a woman wearing no head covering at all, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
- Written by Ann Puderbaugh
With the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa reviving interest in the first outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever 40 years ago, scientists led by Dr. Joel Breman of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health have released a report highlighting lessons learned from the smaller, more quickly contained 1976 outbreak (link is external).
- Written by Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Large portion sizes have been thought to be one of the major contributors to excessive calorie intake leading to overweight and obesity in the U.S.
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