Imperial Valley News Center
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Researchers at MIT have proven that the brain’s cortex doesn’t process specific tasks in highly specialized modules - showing that the cortex is, in fact, quite dynamic when sharing information.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - In a blood sample taken from a cancer patient, there may be a single circulating tumor cell among hundreds of thousands of other cells. These tumor cells can provide valuable information about how cancer progresses, and could help doctors decide how to treat individual patients, but they are extremely difficult to find.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - For several years now, the research groups of MIT professors of computer science and engineering William Freeman and Frédo Durand have been investigating techniques for amplifying movements captured by video but indiscernible to the human eye. Versions of their algorithms can make the human pulse visible and even recover intelligible speech from the vibrations of objects filmed through soundproof glass.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - A bacterium that is the most common cause of pneumonia - a leading cause of death worldwide — can damage DNA in lung cells, a new study has shown.
Washington, DC - We wish to congratulate the Malian people, including the parties to the peace negotiations undertaken in Algiers, for the full signature of the Accord for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali, achieved yesterday in Bamako.
Washington, DC - Based on a thorough review of the scientific evidence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized its determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” or GRAS for use in human food. Food manufacturers will have three years to remove PHOs from products.
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