Imperial Valley News
Study shows benefits of migration within developing countries despite challenges to informal social safety net
Stanford, California - Migrating within one's own country for a job is largely beneficial for members of poor rural households in developing countries, but it poses a challenge to informal "social safety nets" in those villages, according to new Stanford research.
Stanford, California - Oprah Winfrey, a global media leader, philanthropist, producer and actress, will offer her personal reflections on life when she delivers "Harry's Last Lecture on a Meaningful Life" at 7 p.m. Monday, April 20, in Stanford Memorial Church.
Berkeley, California - Rushed to the hospital with a crushing headache and numbness on his left side, the 72-year-old man appears to be having a stroke - either a bleed or a block in a major artery supplying the brain.
Berkeley, California - UC Berkeley chemists have made a major leap forward in carbon-capture technology with a material that can efficiently remove carbon from the ambient air of a submarine as readily as from the polluted emissions of a coal-fired power plant.
Berkeley, California - When UC Berkeley bioengineers say they are holding their hearts in the palms of their hands, they are not talking about emotional vulnerability.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory are developing a system that enables young children to program interactive robots by affixing stickers to laminated sheets of paper.