Imperial Valley News
Murrieta, California - The idea of a female solar task force sprang from a need identified by the founders of The Veteran Asset (TVA) - one who is a female entrepreneur, one who owns and operates a solar photovoltaic (PV) company, and one who recently retired from the US Marines with over 20 years of service. All three report that they see a driving need to recruit more women into the male-dominated renewable energy sector.
California Healthcare Institute Spotlights Impact of Rare Diseases with Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian
Sacramento, California - Today at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo), in partnership with the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), presented an Assembly resolution recognizing Feb. 28, 2015 as Rare Disease Day for the families and healthcare professionals caring for millions of Californians living with nearly 7,000 rare diseases.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
West Lafayette, Indiana - A team of researchers from 26 institutions around the world has sequenced the Hessian fly genome, shedding light on how the insect creates growth-stunting galls in wheat.
Imperial, California - It's not often you see a teary-eyed cop in New York City, but the Big Apple was full of them when 10-year-old Texan Savannah Solis visited. The young girl has been sending hundreds of "love letters" to NYPD officers ever since the hateful, unprovoked murder of on-duty officers Ramos and Liu last December "just because they were cops," according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
Washington, DC - U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Geraldine Richmond will return to Southeast Asia March 2-14 in support of President Obama’s initiative to strengthen the United States’ science and education relationships overseas. This is Dr. Richmond’s second trip to Southeast Asia as a U.S. Science Envoy. Dr. Richmond will build on her previous visit by meeting with representatives from the scientific, academic, nonprofit, and business communities to discuss ways to build and strengthen research collaboration networks between scientists and engineers in the United States, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand.