Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Heather Buschman, PhD
San Diego, California - Every cell in the body uses phosphorylation, the process of adding a chemical tag to control a protein’s function and fate, such as when it moves from one part of a cell to another or binds to other proteins.
- Written by Yadira Galindo
San Diego, California - Higher consumption of dietary trans fatty acids (dTFA), commonly used in processed foods to improve taste, texture and durability, has been linked to worsened memory function in men 45 years old and younger, according to a University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study published online on June 17 in PLOS ONE.
- Written by Melody Pupols
Los Angeles, California - The materials in most of today’s residential rooftop solar panels can store energy from the sun for only a few microseconds at a time. A new technology developed by chemists at UCLA is capable of storing solar energy for up to several weeks - an advance that could change the way scientists think about designing solar cells.
- Written by Enrique Rivero
Los Angeles, California - New UCLA research offers further evidence that cocaine use disrupts the immune system, making people who use it more likely to become infected with HIV.
- 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.
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