Imperial Valley News
National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the Entry Into Force of the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials
Washington, DC - Today marks an important step forward in the Obama Administration’s efforts to secure nuclear material globally. Nicaragua and Uruguay deposited their instruments of ratification of the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials. In doing so, they joined Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Kuwait, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Montenegro, New Zealand, Pakistan, Paraguay, and Serbia, which ratified the amendment just ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
Washington, DC - Researchers, the FTC is interested in hearing from you! Last week we announced our Fall Technology Series on emerging consumer technology issues, and this week we announced our second PrivacyCon event. Both the technology series and PrivacyCon offer opportunities for researchers to submit work that informs questions the FTC is exploring.
Washington, DC - The Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States) supports the efforts of the African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to create a Roadmap Agreement for ending conflict in Sudan.
Imperial County, California - During the afternoon hours of Wednesday, Imperial County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Alberto Zatarain (20) at the conclusion of an investigation for sexual battery against a minor and attempted penetration with a foreign object.
Washington, DC - About 100 trillion microbial cells reside in the human body—playing roles that might inspire a remake of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. The microbiome has been linked to diseases ranging from obesity to autism, and to physiological processes ranging from exercise to sleep. New technologies enabling rapid and inexpensive gene sequencing are enabling scientists in many disciplines to unmask the intricate and integral linkages between the microbiome and human health.