Imperial Valley News
Stanford, California - It is time to abolish the Electoral College in favor of a single national popular vote where all votes count equally, Stanford political experts say.
Stanford, California - Solar cells made of artificial crystalline structures called perovskites have shown great promise in recent years. Now Stanford University scientists have found that applying pressure can change the properties of these inexpensive materials and how they respond to light.
Stanford, California - Bustling cities, sprawling suburbs and blossoming agricultural regions might seem strong evidence that people have always dominated the environment. A Stanford study of South America's colonization shows that human populations did not always grow unchecked, but were at one time limited by local resources – just like any other species.
Berkeley, California - Growing up in the U.S. isn’t what it used to be. The idea of childhood - what it means to be a kid - has been reinvented time and time again.
Berkeley, California - NASA’s newest space weather research satellite, the Ionospheric Connection Explorer, is on course for a summer 2017 launch after UC Berkeley scientists and their colleagues shipped its four instruments to Utah for testing, prior to being packed into the final satellite.
Berkeley, California - near-record supermassive black hole discovered in a sparse area of the local universe indicate that these monster objects - this one equal to 17 billion suns - may be more common than once thought, according to UC Berkeley astronomers.