Imperial Valley News
APA Alerts Federal Officials to New Policy Banning Psychologists From National Security Interrogations
Washington, DC - The American Psychological Association notified President Obama and other key federal officials of its new policy that includes a prohibition against psychologist participation in national security interrogations.
Washington, DC - The ability to access, analyze and draw insights from massive amounts of data already drives innovation in areas ranging from medicine to manufacturing, leading to greater efficiency and a higher quality of life.
West Lafayette, Indiana - A new type of "nanotweezer" capable of positioning tiny objects quickly and accurately and freezing them in place could enable improved nanoscale sensing methods and aid research to manufacture advanced technologies such as quantum computers and ultra-high-resolution displays.
FTC Approves Final Order Requiring Wet Wipe Manufacturer to Substantiate “Flushability” Advertising Claims
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order with Nice-Pak Products, Inc., requiring it to stop advertising moist toilet tissue and cloth as flushable or safe for sewer or septic systems unless it can substantiate those claims.
Washington, DC - During National Diabetes Month, including World Diabetes Day on November 14, the National Institutes of Health urges you to think about the important role you play in diabetes education and support. More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and about 86 million more have pre-diabetes, a condition placing them at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Washington, DC - Looking at brain tissue from mice, monkeys and humans, scientists have found that a molecule known as growth and differentiation factor 10 (GDF10) is a key player in repair mechanisms following stroke. The findings suggest that GDF10 may be a potential therapy for recovery after stroke. The study, published in Nature Neuroscience, was supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health.