Imperial Valley News
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Traditional light bulbs, thought to be well on their way to oblivion, may receive a reprieve thanks to a technological breakthrough.
Durham, North Carolina - Touch a hot stove, and your fingers will recoil in pain because your skin carries tiny temperature sensors that detect heat and send a message to your brain saying, “Ouch! That’s hot! Let go!”
Durham, North Carolina - New research from Duke University reveals how three proteins work in concert to wire up a specific area of the developing brain that is responsible for processing sensory information.
Seattle, Washington - In Kenya, the ease of transferring money via mobile phone has increased incomes in rural areas, enabled small businesses to thrive and reshaped the country’s economy.
Ann Arbor, Michigan - High school boys who participate in sports are more likely to binge drink—especially to an extreme, according to a new University of Michigan study.
Ann Arbor, Michigan - Nisin, a naturally occurring food preservative that grows on dairy products, delivers a one-two punch to two of medicine's most lethal maladies: cancer and deadly, antibiotic-resistant bacteria.