Imperial Valley News
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have developed a new imaging device that consists of a loose bundle of optical fibers, with no need for lenses or a protective housing.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Humans, like all social animals, have a fundamental need for contact with others. This deeply ingrained instinct helps us to survive; it’s much easier to find food, shelter, and other necessities with a group than alone. Deprived of human contact, most people become lonely and emotionally distressed.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Here’s some incentive to cover your mouth the next time you sneeze: New high-speed videos captured by MIT researchers show that as a person sneezes, they launch a sheet of fluid that balloons, then breaks apart in long filaments that destabilize, and finally disperses as a spray of droplets, similar to paint that is flung through the air.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - A new study co-authored by an MIT professor shows that China’s new efforts to price carbon could lower the country’s carbon dioxide emissions significantly without impeding economic development over the next three decades.
El Centro, California - Yesterday, an Imperial County Jail inmate identified as 20 year old Jonathan Manuel Munoz was found unresponsive in his cell. Immediate medical attention was provided and inmate Munoz was subsequently transported to the El Centro Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Austin, Texas - Individuals in “on-off” dating relationships - relationships involving couples who break up and get back together - are more likely than others to communicate frequently with friends outside the relationship, according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin that provides new insight into such relationships as Americans celebrate Valentine's Day.