Imperial Valley News Center
Stanford, California - If California voters legalize marijuana for recreational use, the state would be wise to fully consider its options on how best to implement such a law, according to new research by Stanford law students.
Stanford, California - China's tight control over its economy is one reason why it is facing an economic slowdown of global implications, Stanford scholars say.
Stanford, California - The discovery of a fiber-reinforced, concrete-like rock formed in the depths of a dormant supervolcano in Italy could help explain the unusual ground swelling that led to the evacuation of an Italian port city in recent years, and may inspire the creation of durable building materials in the future, Stanford scientists say.
Berkeley, California - Challenging the idea that addiction is hardwired in the brain, a new UC Berkeley study of mice suggests that even a short time spent in a stimulating learning environment can rewire the brain’s reward system and buffer it against drug dependence.
Berkeley, California - Coho salmon and steelhead trout breed in the streams of Central California that summer turns into trickles and pools. Two- to four-inch juveniles, hatched in early spring, remain for a year or two before heading out to sea. By the end of summer, their survival is challenged by low water levels and rising water temperatures.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - For Sergio Cantu, a second-year PhD student in physics, the future of computing is one in which information moves at the speed of light, and through a network with unparalleled security.
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