Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Rob Matheson
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Biomimicry - known as “innovation inspired by nature” - has led to the invention of bullet trains, vaccines, adhesives, and light bulbs, among other things.
- Written by Peter Dizikes
Cambridge, Massachusetts - MIT scientists, working with colleagues in Spain, have discovered and mapped a light-sensing protein that uses vitamin B12 to perform key functions, including gene regulation.
- Written by Sarah Avery
Durham, North Carolina - A unique molecule developed at Duke Medicine, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MacroGenics, Inc., is able to bind HIV-infected cells to the immune system’s killer T cells. It could become a key part of a shock-and-kill strategy being developed in the hope of one day clearing HIV infection.
- Written by Sandra Zaragoza
Austin, Texas - A team of researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has invented a method for producing inexpensive and high-performing wearable patches that can continuously monitor the body’s vital signs for human health and performance tracking, potentially outperforming traditional monitoring tools such as cardiac event monitors.
Health Groups Back Efforts to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - As the United States and 11 other countries conclude negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, we welcome reports that a proposal offered this week would protect the rights of participating nations to adopt public health measures to reduce tobacco use and prevent tobacco companies from using the TPP to launch legal attacks on such measures.
- Written by AHA
Dallas, Texas - Spending a lot of time being sedentary appears to be risky for Hispanics’ heart health, even when they get regular exercise, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
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