Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will award the second U.S. Department of State-Medal of Artsduring a luncheon ceremony at 12:15 p.m. on January 21, 2015, in the Department’s Benjamin Franklin Room.
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that global pharmaceutical company Novartis AG’s consumer health care products joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline would likely be anticompetitive.
Washington, DC - A chocolate cake that causes weight loss? A recliner that tones your abs while you watch TV? They’re in our pantheon of products we’d buy in a second. Here’s something to add to that list: a videogame scientifically proven to help kids focus, enhance memory, boost attention, and improve behavior and school performance. That’s what Focus Education promised in infomercials and other ads for its ifocus System Jungle Rangers videogame. But according to the FTC, the product - which set parents back $215 - didn’t deliver.
Charleston, Massachusetts - Google Maps published a complete 360-degree virtual experience of USS Constitution today.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Research probing the complex science behind the formation of "dendrites" that cause lithium-ion batteries to fail could bring safer, longer-lasting batteries capable of being charged within minutes instead of hours.
Washington, DC - Recently, Food Tank asked many of the summit speakers to answer the question: “In 140 characters or less - what is the most important thing we can all do to help change the food system?”