Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Robert Perkins
Los Angeles, California - Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research led by USC’s Valter Longo shows that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits.
- Written by Rob Jordan
Stanford, California - There is no longer any doubt: We are entering a mass extinction that threatens humanity's existence.
- Written by Clifton B. Parker
Stanford, California - The FBI investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals emphasizes the need for strong business ethics at a time when data is central to professional sports, according to a Stanford law expert.
- Written by Cuauhtémoc García-García
Stanford, California - Built in the mid-1800s, the Transcontinental Railroad was among the most ambitious enterprises of American engineering – as well as an important source of Leland Stanford's wealth. Well over 10,000 Chinese laborers performed the grueling and dangerous work of tunneling through the granite of the Sierra Nevada. They were paid less than fellow Caucasian workers, and had fewer legal rights.
- Written by Bjorn Carey
Stanford, California - Convincing people to buy into green, renewable energy plans could be as simple as making it their default option, suggests a new study co-authored by a Stanford behavioral economist.
- Written by Sarah Yang
Berkeley, California - UC Berkeley researchers have developed an easy way to put bacteria under a molecular lock and key in order to contain its accidental spread. The method involves a series of genetic mutations that render the microbe inactive unless the right molecule is added to enable its viability.
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