Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry met with his Venezuelan counterpart Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, today on the margins of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States.
Washington, DC - Yesterday, President Obama submitted to Congress for its review an Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Kingdom of Norway Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.
Washington, DC - Mainstays of biomedical research, permanent lines of cloned cells are used to study the biology of health and disease and to test prospective medical therapies. Yet, all too often, these apparent pillars of bioscience and biotechnology crumble because they are crafted from faulty starting materials: misidentified or cross-contaminated cell lines.
Washington, DC - We are deeply troubled by today’s alarming move by the Government of Bahrain to dissolve the opposition political society, Al-Wefaq. We are following this situation closely and urge Bahraini officials to reconsider this decision. As we have consistently maintained, peaceful criticism of the government plays a vital role in inclusive, pluralistic societies. Bahrain has made some progress in addressing the concerns and grievances of its citizens since the events of 2011.
Washington, DC - Appearing as Inspector Harry Callahan, Clint Eastwood added a famous phrase to the lexicon. As a suspect pondered his next move, Callahan invited him to consider the consequences of his actions: “You’ve got to ask yourself this question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya?” The context is much different, of course, but a telephone honeypot, an investigative tool used in a law enforcement action filed by the FTC and the Florida Attorney General, suggests that robocallers might want to ask themselves a similar question.
A physics experiment performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has enhanced scientists’ understanding of how free neutrons decay into other particles. The work provides the first measurement of the energy spectrum of photons, or particles of light, that are released in the otherwise extensively measured process known as neutron beta decay. The details of this decay process are important because, for example, they help to explain the observed amounts of hydrogen and other light atoms created just after the Big Bang.