Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Ker Than
Stanford, California - Does evolution follow certain rules? If, in the words of the famed evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould, one could "rewind the tape of life," would certain biological trends reemerge? Asked another way: Can evolution be predicted?
- Written by Amy Adams
Stanford, California - A protein found in pancreatic tumors may lead to a new chemotherapy that is effective against many different kinds of cancers, but turning the discovery into a new drug has required a bit of chemistry know-how.
- Written by Clifton B. Parker
Stanford, California - One year after the launch of Obamacare, some rural residents face significant disadvantages, a new Stanford study shows.
- Written by UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California - A 12-year Liberian girl was recently detained and allowed to die on the way to the hospital after being raped. According to Liberian newspapers, she was turned away from two health centers (including one with a gender-violence ward) because she was bleeding profusely and staff feared she had Ebola.
- Written by Barry Bergman
Berkeley, California - Introducing Tom Steyer, the man newspapers like to call “the billionaire environmentalist,” Jennifer Granholm praised him Wednesday night at International House as a “great warrior for our planet.”
- Written by David L. Chandler
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Scientists have known how to draw thin fibers from bulk materials for decades. But a new approach to that old method, developed by researchers at MIT, could lead to a whole new way of making high-quality fiber-based electronic devices.
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