Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Jan Zverina
San Diego, California - Comet, a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform advanced scientific computing by expanding access and capacity among traditional as well as non-traditional research domains, will soon be taking shape at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego.
- Written by Matthew Chin
Los Angeles, California - Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a more efficient way to turn methanol into useful chemicals, such as liquid fuels, and that would also reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
- Written by UCLA Life Scientists
Los Angeles, California - Plants all over the world are more sensitive to drought than many experts realized, according to a new study by scientists at UCLA and China’s Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden. The research will improve predictions of which plant species will survive the increasingly intense droughts associated with global climate change.
- Written by Bill Kisliuk
Los Angeles, California - A team of researchers from UCLA and Architected Materials that is developing breakthrough technology to reduce the number and severity of head injuries to football players today was named a winner of the Head Health Challenge II.
- Written by Shelley Wiseman
Los Angeles, California - Community colleges are controversial. They often are praised for offering affordable and accessible post-secondary education, but also criticized for steering disadvantaged youth away from attending four-year institutions.
- Written by Leslie Ridgeway
Los Angeles, California - New research from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) bolsters evidence that exposure to tobacco smoke and near-roadway air pollution contribute to the development of obesity.
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