Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Inga Kiderra
San Diego, California - “Selfie” was word of the year in 2013. Could “Nixie” be next? Maybe not right away, because Nixie a wrist-mounted drone designed to fly and take an aerial action-shot photo or video of its owner before coming back only just won Intel’s inaugural “Make It Wearable Challenge” this month.
- Written by Scott LaFee
San Diego, California - For more than a century, the laboratory mouse (Mus musculus) has stood in for humans in experiments ranging from deciphering disease and brain function to explaining social behaviors and the nature of obesity. The small rodent has proven to be an indispensable biological tool, the basis for decades of profound scientific discovery and medical progress.
- Written by Allison Engel
Los Angeles, California - As the season of cramming and finals approaches, get help with a healthy, easily-accessible study aid - classical music.
- Written by Robert Perkins
Los Angeles, California - According to a new nationwide survey, most Americans are worried about the spread of Ebola abroad, but less about it affecting America or their own families.
- Written by Kat Kerlin
Davis, California - California’s approval of a $7.5 billion water bond has bolstered prospects for expanding reservoirs and groundwater storage, but the drought-prone state can effectively use no more than a 15 percent increase in surface water storage capacity because of lack of water to fill it, according to a new analysis released November 20.
- Written by Heather Buschman
Davis, California - Long-term exposure to triclosan, an antimicrobial agent commonly found in a broad array of soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and other consumer products, may have potentially serious health consequences, reports a research team including a UC Davis scientist.
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