Imperial Valley News Center
Berkeley, California - If you rage with frustration during a marital spat, watch your blood pressure. If you keep a stiff upper lip, watch your back.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Gene transcription is the process by which DNA is copied and synthesized as messenger RNA (mRNA) - which delivers its genetic blueprints to the cell’s protein-making machinery.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Symbolic execution is a powerful software-analysis tool that can be used to automatically locate and even repair programming bugs. Essentially, it traces out every path that a program’s execution might take.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - A new study from MIT neuroscientists reveals that a gene mutation associated with autism plays a critical role in the formation and maturation of synapses - the connections that allow neurons to communicate with each other.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - A team of MIT researchers has for the first time demonstrated a device based on a method that enables solar cells to break through a theoretically predicted ceiling on how much sunlight they can convert into electricity.
Durham, North Carolina - A long line of research links poverty and depression. Now, a study by Duke University scientists shows how biology might underlie the depression experienced by high-risk adolescents whose families are socio-economically disadvantaged.