Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Enrique Rivero
Los Angeles, California - Latinos are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States, with their numbers having risen 243 percent since 1980. Yet the number of Latino physicians per 100,000 Latinos has declined by 22 percent during that period, according to new research.
- Written by Shaun Mason
Los Angeles, California - Scientists from UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute have developed a Google Glass app that, when paired with a handheld device, enables the wearer to quickly analyze the health of a plant without damaging it.
- Written by Merrill Balassone
Los Angeles, California - Twitter has not been kind to public transit, a recent USC study shows. The nation’s top agencies earn more ire on the social media site than airlines and evoke as much disdain as police departments.
- Written by Leslie Ridgeway
Los Angeles, California - For the first time, Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) cancer researchers at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have traced the origins of colorectal cancer cells, finding important clues to why tumor cells become “good” or “bad,” with the potential of stopping them before they start.
- Written by Kat Kerlin
Davis, California - Children exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents while in the womb are predisposed to developing diabetes as adults, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, and the Berkeley nonprofit Public Health Institute.
- Written by Andrew Myers
Stanford, California - Three years ago, Sohan Dharmaraja was a Stanford engineering doctoral candidate in search of his next project when he visited the Stanford Office of Accessible Education, which helps blind and visually challenged students successfully navigate the world of higher education.
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