Imperial Valley News
Durham, North Carolina - People aren’t the only ones who perform better on tests or athletic events when they are just a little bit nervous - dogs do too. But in dogs as in people, the right amount of stress depends on disposition.
Austin, Texas - Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to reveal light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission, as described in two new research papers.
Dallas, Texas - Hospitals often overestimate their performance in providing fast delivery of anti-clotting medication to stroke patients, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal will travel to California July 27-28 to meet with a cross-section of business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and scientists.
Washington, DC - Advertisers hoping to sway consumers might want to rethink running spots within media with violent or sexual themes, and might do better if the ads themselves have a G-rating, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. Instead, violent and sexual media content may impair advertising’s effectiveness and ultimately deter purchasing, the research found.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed including the percent daily value (%DV) for added sugars on the Nutrition Facts label of packaged foods, giving consumers additional information for added sugars similar to information they have seen for decades with respect to nutrients such as sodium and certain fats.