Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Heather Buschman
Davis, California - Long-term exposure to triclosan, an antimicrobial agent commonly found in a broad array of soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and other consumer products, may have potentially serious health consequences, reports a research team including a UC Davis scientist.
Researchers bridge education and neuroscience to strengthen the growing field of educational neuroscience
- Written by Amy Adams
Stanford, California - A child's brain in early elementary school goes through a dramatic transformation, first developing the ability to identify letters or numbers, then learning how to interpret those symbols in written words or math. That transformation comes about due to new connections being made and strengthened in the brain.
- Written by Tom Winterbottom
Stanford, California - How old are you?
There's the biological answer, of course, but a cultural perspective gives us another way to respond. If we believe Robert Harrison, a professor of Italian literature at Stanford, people in our society are getting younger even as they continue to age.
- Written by Clifton B. Parker
Stanford, California - Stanford University today launched the Stanford Cyber Initiative to apply broad campus expertise to the diverse challenges and opportunities that cybersecurity, cyberspace and networked information pose to humanity.
- Written by Tom Abate
Stanford, California - Computer software only recently became smart enough to recognize objects in photographs. Now, Stanford researchers using machine learning have created a system that takes the next step, writing a simple story of what's happening in any digital image.
Archaeologist leads the first detailed study of human remains at the ancient Egyptian site of Deir el-Medina
- Written by Barbara Wilcox
Stanford, California - Ancient Egyptian workers in a village that's now called Deir el-Medina were beneficiaries of what Stanford Egyptologist Anne Austin calls "the earliest documented governmental health care plan."
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