Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Sarah Yang
Berkeley, California - Fans of homebrewed beer and backyard distilleries already know how to employ yeast to convert sugar into alcohol. But a research team led by UC Berkeley bioengineers has gone much further by completing key steps needed to turn sugar-fed yeast into a microbial factory for producing morphine and potentially other drugs, including antibiotics and anti-cancer therapeutics.
- Written by UCBerkeley
Berkeley, California - Dietary supplements have captured the imaginations of many Americans. More than half of Americans take at least one dietary supplement, mostly multivitamins. In total, people in the United States spend about $28 billion on vitamins and other supplements each year. So, it’s no surprise that people often ask me: Which ones work? Are they safe? Are they worth the money?
- Written by Robert Sanders
Berkeley, California - Whether you’re brainy, brawny or both, you may someday benefit from a drug found to rejuvenate aging brain and muscle tissue.
- Written by USS Constitution
Boston, Massachusetts - The world's oldest commissioned warship afloat is no longer afloat after entering dry dock May 19 for a planned multi-year restoration.
Orange County attorney representing clients in 'Chinese birthing house' probe charged with attempted witness tampering
- Written by ICE
Santa Ana, California - An Irvine-based immigration attorney has been arrested and charged with attempted witness tampering after agreeing to help a Chinese national flee the United States after the woman had been designated as a “material witness” in a criminal investigation into “birthing houses” operating in Southern California.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest approximately $21 million in additional Farm Bill dollars to help farmers and ranchers apply science-based solutions to mitigate the short and long term effects of drought. These investments will focus financial and technical assistance in the most severely drought-stricken areas in eight states to help crop and livestock producers apply conservation practices that increase irrigation efficiency, improve soil health and productivity, and ensure reliable water sources for livestock operations.
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