Imperial Valley News
Cambridge, Massachusetts - For many years, researchers tried to teach other kinds of animals some human language. Chimps, dolphins, gorillas - it didn’t seem to matter which animals they tried. Few experiments were regarded as success stories.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - DNA is made from four nucleosides, each known by its own letter - A, G, C, and T. However, since the structure of DNA was deciphered in 1953, scientists have discovered several other variants that are often added to the DNA sequences to replace one of the usual four letters.
Oakland, California - Stem Cell Agency Honors Nancy Reagan’s Support:
Sacramento, California - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith announced the department is gathering nationally recognized problem-gambling treatment experts to discuss issues such as Internet and app-based gambling.
Vice President Joe Biden’s Meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Washington, DC - The Vice President met today in Abu Dhabi with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The leaders discussed the full range of regional and bilateral issues that define the close partnership between the United States and the United Arab Emirates, including enhancing counter-terrorism cooperation against Al-Qaeda and ISIL, advancing U.S. -GCC relations, and working to resolve the conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and Libya.
The White House Launches The Opportunity Project,” Utilizing Open Data to Build Stronger Ladders of Opportunity for All
Washington, DC - In the lead up to the President's historic visit to SxSW, today the Administration is announcing the launch of “The Opportunity Project,” a new open data effort to improve economic mobility for all Americans. As the President said in his State of the Union address, we must harness 21st century technology and innovation to expand access to opportunity and tackle our greatest challenges.