Imperial Valley News
Cambridge, Massachusetts - For patients with social anxiety disorder (SAD), current behavioral and pharmaceutical treatments work about half the time. After weeks of investment in therapy, about half of patients will likely still suffer with symptoms of anxiety, and have little choice but to try again with something else. This trial-and-error process - inevitable due to an absence of tools to guide treatment selection - is time-consuming and expensive, and some patients eventually just give up.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Deep in the basement of MIT’s Building 3, a two-legged robot named HERMES is wreaking controlled havoc: punching through drywall, smashing soda cans, kicking over trash buckets, and karate-chopping boards in half. Its actions, however, are not its own.
Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, and United States
Washington, DC - The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the ongoing barbaric acts by ISIL-affiliated terrorists in the Libyan city of Sirte. We are deeply concerned about reports that these fighters have shelled densely populated parts of the city and committed indiscriminate acts of violence to terrorize the Libyan population.
Durham, North Carolina - Keeping any team healthy is an important and daunting challenge, but the task is amplified in the National Football League when a bug that spreads rapidly through locker rooms and training facilities can impact an entire season.
Durham, North Carolina - People trying to talk to Siri may soon no longer have to look like they’re about to eat their iPhones, thanks to a new technology demonstration that solves the “Cocktail Party” conundrum.
Washington, DC - Strengthening trade and investment capacity in Pacific Island nations for a more vibrant and robust economic partnership with the United States will be the focus of the “Pacific Islands-U.S. Regional Workshop on Trade, Investment, and Private Sector Development” taking place in Fiji August 19-20, 2015.