Imperial Valley News
Vandenberg Air Force Base, California - A team Airmen from Air Force Global Strike Command, launched an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle March 23, from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Students Gain Geographic Ground Following Esri's Billion-Dollar Software Pledge to White House ConnectED Initiative
Redlands, California - At the White House Science Fair today, in conjunction with President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative, Esri announced significant academic progress from its billion-dollar commitment to offer mapping technology to every K-12 school in the United States. Since the program’s launch on May 27, 2014, more than 1,000 schools have grown their geographic programs through Esri’s ConnectED pledge.
Menlo Park, California - SRI International will host Xconomy’s annual technology forum, Robo Madness West, on April 7, 2015, from 1 to 5 p.m. at SRI’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
Washington, DC - This week, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) is leading a bipartisan effort with 32 colleagues to send a letter requesting funding for several programs that support the 409 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the nation. The letter is addressed to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies to request funding for HSIs for Fiscal Year 2016.
Imperial, California - Wendy Marijnissen 5-year-old Umeda has MDR-TB. Here she holds up her star chart. She gets a sticker every time she takes her medicine properly. Treating young children with MDR-TB can be very difficult and incentives like these are used to help them take the drugs they need during their treatment.
University Park, Pennsylvania - A two-year grant from the PML Consortium awarded to scientists in the Eberly College of Science aims to unravel sequence variations within the JC virus genome that could case the development of a rare fatal brain disease.