Imperial Valley News
Manama, Bahrain - For the third time in recent weeks, international naval forces operating in the waters of the Arabian Sea seized a shipment of illicit arms March 28, which the United States assessed originated in Iran and was likely bound for Houthi insurgents in Yemen.
Washington, DC - Special Envoy Hochstein will travel to New York City April 5 to participate in the 2016 Future of Energy Summit, organized by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Most of the world’s nations have agreed to make substantial reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions, but achieving these goals is still a considerable technological, economic, and political challenge. The International Energy Agency has projected that, even with the new agreements in place, global coal-fired power generation will increase over the next few decades. Finding a cleaner way of using that coal could be a significant step toward achieving carbon-emissions reductions while meeting the needs of a growing and increasingly industrialized world population.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Some mental illnesses may stem, in part, from the brain’s inability to correctly assign emotional associations to events. For example, people who are depressed often do not feel happy even when experiencing something that they normally enjoy.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Economic and population growth on top of climate change could lead to serious water shortages across a broad swath of Asia by the year 2050, a newly published study by MIT scientists has found.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Astronomers from MIT, Cambridge University, and elsewhere have generated the first temperature map of a “super-Earth” exoplanet, revealing an inhospitable world covered in rivers and lakes of boiling hot magma.