Imperial Valley News Center
Los Angeles, California - A new exhibition at the Fowler Museum will bring together a selection of the museum’s African hair adornments and an award-winning contemporary film by Ghanaian-American artist Akosua Adoma Owusu. “Fowler in Focus: The Art of Hair in Africa” will examine the potential of hair styling and ornamentation to function as important forms of social communication, contributing to the construction of identity and the expression of cultural affinity.
Los Angeles, California - Procrastination is the thief of time that derails New Year’s resolutions and delays saving for college or retirement, but researchers have found a way to collar it.
Davis, California - Alternative housing systems for laying hens present a variety of tradeoffs, according to new UC Davis research. The findings shed light on how hen housing affects the 75 billion eggs produced in America each year, providing data on the cost, safety, animal welfare, worker health and environmental impacts of various hen-housing systems.
Imperial, California - The University of California, Davis, ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry as well as veterinary sciences, according to data released today by QS World University Rankings. This is the third consecutive year that UC Davis has been ranked first in agriculture and forestry by QS.
Washington, DC - The first national study on Hispanic health risks and leading causes of death in the United States by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that similar to non-Hispanic whites (whites), the two leading causes of death in Hispanics are heart disease and cancer.
Washington, DC - The Energy Department today announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development and U.S. manufacturing. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products that can significantly reduce overall U.S. energy consumption and save consumers money.