Imperial Valley News
Boston, Massachusetts - The ninth annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC) was the biggest meeting yet of sports-data experts: More than 3,100 people attended the event last Friday and Saturday, including a notable number of 6-foot-8-inch former NBA forwards roaming around inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Founded by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey SM ’00 and sports executive Jessica Gelman, SSAC illuminates the state of its high-profile industry.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Dislocations in oxides such as cerium dioxide, a solid electrolyte for fuel cells, turn out to have a property that is the opposite of what researchers had expected, according to a new analysis at MIT.
Austin, Texas - Scientists have discovered a new way to manipulate how cells function, a finding that might help advance an experimental approach to improving public health: DNA vaccines, which could be more efficient, less expensive and easier to store than traditional vaccines.
Baltimore, Maryland - Those who possess a low sense of purpose in life are more likely to die or have heart attacks or strokes.
Baltimore, Maryland - People with poor physical fitness in their 40s may have lower brain volumes by the time they hit 60, an indicator of accelerated brain aging, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 meeting.
Dallas, Texas - Going home from the hospital doesn’t mean leaving behind the healthcare and technology that can help in heart disease and stroke recovery, thanks to a new American Heart Association initiative. Connected Heart Health™ extends research-proven care beyond the healthcare setting by giving people information and resources to better manage their care themselves.