Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Today, Crimean Tatars mark the 71st anniversary of the Soviet government’s forcible deportation of more than 230,000 Tatars from their homeland. The event has been marked in Crimea every year since the 50th anniversary was commemorated in Simferopol in 1994. This year, however, under Russian occupation, the Tatars have been banned from marking the occasion with their traditional memorial demonstration.
- Written by Kelsey Damrad
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Spider silk has long been noted for its graceful structure, as well as its advanced material properties: Ounce for ounce, it is stronger than steel.
- Written by Rob Matheson
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Drones are positioned to change people’s lives, with tech giants building unpiloted aerial vehicles to deliver packages to homes or provide Internet access across the globe.
- Written by Helen Knight
Cambridge, Massachusetts - A new target for drug development in the fight against the deadly disease malaria has been discovered by researchers at MIT.
- Written by Jennifer Chu
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Fermions are the building blocks of matter, interacting in a multitude of permutations to give rise to the elements of the periodic table. Without fermions, the physical world would not exist.
- Written by Anne Trafton
Cambridge, Massachusetts - A new technique invented at MIT can measure the relative positions of tiny particles as they flow through a fluidic channel, potentially offering an easy way to monitor the assembly of nanoparticles, or to study how mass is distributed within a cell.
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