Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by MIT
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Scientists are interested in using gels to deliver drugs because they can be molded into specific shapes and designed to release their payload over a specified time period. However, current versions aren’t always practical because must be implanted surgically.
- Written by Anne Trafton
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Our susceptibility to disease depends both on the genes that we inherit from our parents and on our lifetime experiences. These two components - nature and nurture - seem to affect very different processes in the context of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published today in the journal Nature.
- Written by Larry Hardesty
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Computer chips’ clocks have stopped getting faster. To keep delivering performance improvements, chipmakers are instead giving chips more processing units, or cores, which can execute computations in parallel.
- Written by Rob Matheson
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Entrepreneurship can sometimes take people down unexpected paths. Just ask the two co-founders of MIT Media Lab spinout Sifteo: Their success in rapidly commercializing their popular “smart” gaming blocks recently led to an acquisition by 3D Robotics (3DR) to help build the company’s newest consumer drones.
- Written by Kathryn Maureen Ryan
Mogadishu, Somalia – At least 15 people, including two members of the Somali Parliament and Mogadishu’s deputy mayor, were killed on Friday in an attack on a hotel often used by government officials in Somalia’s capital 20 others were wounded in the attack. Militant’s reportedly attacked the hotel with a car packed with explosives which was detonated near the main gate of the high-profile Central Hotel. The hotel is located only a few miles from the cede of Somali political power, the Presidential Palace.
- Written by IVN
Dallas, Texas - Smoking marijuana may increase your chances of having a stroke, according to a review of 34 different studies published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.
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