Imperial Valley News
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 22:50
- Written by •Pat Bailey
Davis, California - Labrador retrievers are less vulnerable than golden retrievers to the long-term health effects of neutering, as evidenced by higher rates of certain joint disorders and devastating cancers, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 22:47
- Written by IVN
Davis, California - The war in Syria has had a devastating effect on that country’s university students and scholars, creating a lost generation, according to a recent University of California, Davis, report.
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 22:45
- Written by UCDavis
Davis, California - A new report from the University of California, Davis, shows that California agriculture is weathering its worst drought in decades due to groundwater reserves, but the nation’s produce basket may come up dry in the future if it continues to treat those reserves like an unlimited savings account.
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 22:42
- Written by Shara Tonn
Stanford, California - Eric Taylor, a PhD student who studies the economics of education at Stanford's Center for Education Policy Analysis, found that increasing the amount of time struggling students spend in math class improved math test scores, but the gains did not last in the long run. Spending more of the school day in math class also may have had unforeseen costs.
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 22:38
- Written by Clifton B. Parker
Stanford, California - When California embarked on a sweeping prison realignment plan in 2011, The Economist described it as one of the "great experiments in American incarceration policy."
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 21:58
- Written by Peter Dizikes
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Imagine a scientific technique that would alter the genes of mosquitos to render them unable to transmit malaria. Some day, you may not need to: Scientists have made notable progress in recent years in editing the genomes of organisms, substituting in variants of certain genes; these variants could then propagate throughout a population. While such changes could have benefits - such as limiting malaria transmission - it’s also possible to imagine unintended negative consequences.
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 21:49
- Written by Zach Wener-Fligner
Cambridge, Massachusetts - It was another testy day in the post-revolution Cairo of 2012, with protestors and police crowding streets that threatened to erupt into violence.
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 21:40
- Written by David L. Chandler
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Last year, MIT researchers discovered that when water droplets spontaneously jump away from superhydrophobic surfaces during condensation, they can gain electric charge in the process. Now, the same team has demonstrated that this process can generate small amounts of electricity that might be used to power electronic devices.
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