Imperial Valley News
West Lafayette, Indiana - Employees under prolonged workplace pressures face serious consequences to their health, according to a working paper issued by the National Bureau for Economic Research.
Washington, DC - Quantum mechanics describes the behavior and interaction of matter and energy at the scale of individual atoms or subatomic particles. We intuitively understand the collective effects of particles at much larger scales, but quantum behavior can often seem strange and counterintuitive. For example, at the most fundamental level, both matter and radiation (including visible light) behave in some ways like discrete particles and in other ways like continuous waves, resulting in surprising properties.
Washington, DC - U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Dr. Jonathan Pershing will travel July 27-28 to Rabat, Morocco for meetings with Moroccan officials to discuss climate priorities for the year and plans for the upcoming 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-22). Morocco will host COP-22 in Marrakesh, November 7-18, 2016 – the first climate conference since the successful adoption of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken will host First Deputy Director of the Republic of Korea (R.O.K.) National Security Office Cho Tae-yong in Washington today, for the third round of U.S.-R.O.K. strategic consultations on North Korea policy.
Manila, Philippines - The President of the Philippines hosted U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for a working lunch at his residence in Manila today.
Washington, DC - The USGS has assisted the Government of India in the discovery of large, highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrate in the Bay of Bengal. This is the first discovery of its kind in the Indian Ocean that has the potential to be producible.