Imperial Valley News
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 18:06
- Written by Mark Shwartz
Stanford, California - Stanford University scientists have developed a "smart" lithium-ion battery that gives ample warning before it overheats and bursts into flames.
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 17:57
- Written by IVN
Berkeley, California - In the largest retrospective of Georgian film ever mounted in North America, UC Berkeley’s BAM/PFA has launched a 50-film series that showcases a full century of cinema produced in the country that is a gateway between Europe and Asia.
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 17:48
- Written by Robert Sanders
Berkeley, California - NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft settled into its planned orbit around Mars on September 21 and is already sending back data about the upper atmosphere, according to University of California, Berkeley, space scientist Davin Larson.
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 11:17
- Written by Larry Hardesty
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Computer chips with superconducting circuits - circuits with zero electrical resistance - would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today’s chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power consumption of the massive data centers that power the Internet’s most popular sites.
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 11:13
- Written by Rob Matheson
Cambridge, Massachusetts - The millions of people worldwide who suffer from the painful bladder disease known as interstitial cystitis (IC) may soon have a better, long-term treatment option, thanks to a controlled-release, implantable device invented by MIT professor Michael Cima and other researchers.
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 11:08
- Written by Julia Sklar
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Training for a black belt in karate requires patience and focus - and, above all, support. While in high school, MIT senior Christina Lalani would practice for more than 10 hours a week at her karate school in Scottsdale, Arizona, but never without her partner, an effervescent mother in her 30s. When her training partner passed away from colon cancer, Lalani harnessed her grief and turned it into motivation.
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 11:04
- Written by Jennifer Chu
Washington, DC - In 2012, the “Mars One” project, led by a Dutch nonprofit, announced plans to establish the first human colony on the Red Planet by 2025. The mission would initially send four astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, where they would spend the rest of their lives building the first permanent human settlement.
- Created on Sunday, 19 October 2014 11:00
- Written by Peter Dizikes
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed new regulations for e-cigarettes, and in so doing developed a much-debated cost-benefit analysis of smoking - one that discounts the benefits of quitting smoking by 70 percent due to the loss of pleasure involved.
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