Imperial Valley News
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.
Berkeley, California - After nearly three decades of reluctance to rule on prison overcrowding and its consequences - by hearing civil rights cases brought by prisoners, or ruling in their favor - a sea change may be in the offing in the federal courts, legal scholar Jonathan Simon believes.
Berkeley, California - What if there were a pill that made you more compassionate and more likely to give spare change to someone less fortunate? UC Berkeley scientists have taken a big step in that direction.