Imperial Valley News
Los Angeles, California - In 1996, a trio of scientists won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their discovery of Buckminsterfullerene – soccer-ball-shaped spheres of 60 joined carbon atoms that exhibit special physical properties.
Davis, California - More than a century after Hong Yen Chang was denied a license to practice law in California on the basis of laws that discriminated against Chinese immigrants, the Supreme Court of California has granted him posthumous admission to the bar, thanks to the efforts of UC Davis School of Law students.
Davis, California - Human babies appear to need more of a nutritional boost from breast-milk proteins than do infants of one of their closest primate relatives, suggests a study comparing human milk with the milk of rhesus macaque monkeys.
Stanford, California - When people interact in an Internet community, they experience higher levels of trust initially. But as time passes and more information comes to light about other users, they are more wary, according to new Stanford research.
Stanford, California - New Stanford research shows that people may reject emotions shared with a group if they believe the group should feel differently as they do - especially in cases of injustice.
Berkeley, California - UC Berkeley scientists have identified a new molecular pathway critical to aging, and confirmed that the process can be manipulated to help make old blood like new again.