Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Stuart Wolpert
Los Angeles, California - Most of the laws of nature treat particles and antiparticles equally, but stars and planets are made of particles, or matter, and not antiparticles, or antimatter. That asymmetry, which favors matter to a very small degree, has puzzled scientists for many years.
- Written by Brianna Aldrich
Los Angeles, California - In greater than 90 percent of cases in which treatment for metastatic cancer fails, the reason is that the cancer is resistant to the drugs being used. To treat drug-resistant tumors, doctors typically use multiple drugs simultaneously, a practice called combination therapy. And one of their greatest challenges is determining which ratio and combination - from the large number of medications available - is best for each individual patient.
- Written by Eddie North-Hager
Los Angeles, California - Los Angeles policymakers and educational leaders called for a concerted strategy and broad-based support to build the region’s biotechnology future at a summit Thursday.
- Written by Robert Perkins
Los Angeles, California - A superconductor that works at room temperature was long thought impossible, but scientists at USC may have discovered a family of materials that could make it reality.
- Written by Erik Fredner
Stanford, California - Though she was born and educated in Dublin, and raised her family there, Eavan Boland also lived in the United States and in London as a child. Her latest volume of poetry, A Woman Without a Country, engages some of the contrasts and contradictions that come from living in a place without feeling that one fully belongs to it. As she puts it in the book, "This sequence is dedicated to those who lost a country, not by history or inheritance, but through a series of questions to which they could find no answer."
- Written by Clifton B. Parker
Stanford, California - So-called patent trolls may actually benefit inventors and the innovation economy, according to a Stanford intellectual property expert.
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