Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Morley Safer reminded us of the power of courageous storytelling to help our country decide the right course. I got to know him not long after his years as the gutsy bureau chief in Saigon, bringing the war home to America. He just thought his job was to show the facts and let the viewers draw their own conclusions, even if it put him in the middle of controversy.
Washington, DC - Plastic manufacturing is an energy-intensive process. Now, research performed in part at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has revealed a way to reduce the energy demand in one key step of plastic manufacturing by using a class of materials that can filter impurities more efficiently than the conventional manufacturing process.
San Diego, California - A diabetes medication described in some studies as an effective treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) works no better than a placebo, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, after conducting the first randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial of sitagliptin, an oral antihyperglycemic marketed by Merck & Co. under the name Januvia.
San Diego, California - At roughly 1.3 billion people, India is the second most populous country in the world, but will likely surpass China as the most populous nation within six years, reaching 1.7 billion by 2050, according to United Nations estimates.
San Diego, California - An international group of mathematicians at UC San Diego and other institutions has produced a new kind of online resource to help discover uncharted mathematical worlds.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: