Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Leah Stark
Stanford, California - When confronted with the notion of asexuality, most people are baffled by the idea of a life devoid of sexual attraction.
- Written by Dan Krotz
Berkeley, California - Scientists have captured the first detailed microscopy images of ultra-small bacteria that are believed to be about as small as life can get. The research was led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley. The existence of ultra-small bacteria has been debated for two decades, but there hasn’t been a comprehensive electron microscopy and DNA-based description of the microbes until now.
- Written by Sarah Yang
Berkeley, California - Birds are more important than previously recognized as hosts for Lyme disease-causing bacteria in California, according to a new study led by UC Berkeley researchers.
- Written by Robert Sanders
Berkeley, California - Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park erupt periodically because of loops or side-chambers in their underground plumbing, according to recent studies by volcanologists at the University of California, Berkeley.
- Written by UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California - Near-simultaneous announcements by U.S. President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro in December opening the path to re-establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries were historic, writes Harley Shaiken in his introduction to the new edition of the Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies.
- Written by Julia Sklar
Cambridge, Massachusetts - When MIT senior Sheldon Trotman walks into any room, he almost instinctively looks for inefficiencies. The electrical engineering and computer science major is bent on streamlining our world, and has already founded several small companies that aim to do so.
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