Imperial Valley News
West Lafayette, Indiana - A team of Purdue University researchers has been awarded a $1 million W.M. Keck Foundation grant to develop a new type of imaging technology for cell and tissue analysis.
Washington, DC - POM Wonderful’s advertising claims were false and deceptive. That’s the conclusion of the United States Court of Appeals in upholding the FTC’s ruling. We think it’s a momentous victory for our two clients: American consumers and the cause of truth in the marketplace. You’ll want to read the entire opinion, of course, but here are twelve quotes from the D.C. Circuit’s decision that businesses, attorneys, and law enforcers will be citing for years to come.
San Diego, California - Seeking to boldly go where medical science has not gone before, the Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) at the University of California, San Diego has been named the official testing site for the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a global competition sponsored by the Qualcomm Foundation to develop a consumer-friendly, mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting 15 physiological conditions and capturing vital health metrics.
Los Angeles, California - Since 1970, life expectancy around the world has risen dramatically, with people living more than 10 years longer. That’s the good news.
Los Angeles, California - A consortium led by UCLA physicians has found that paramedics can safely start providing people with medication in the first minutes after the onset of a stroke instead of waiting for them to receive treatment at a hospital.
Los Angeles, California - An international team of scientists has discovered the greatest absence of evolution ever reported - a type of deep-sea microorganism that appears not to have evolved over more than 2 billion years. But the researchers say that the organisms’ lack of evolution actually supports Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.