Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Bill Kisliuk
Los Angeles, California - UCLA researchers have developed a lens-free microscope that can be used to detect the presence of cancer or other cell-level abnormalities with the same accuracy as larger and more expensive optical microscopes.
- Written by Rowanne Henry
Los Angeles, California - The Fowler Museum at UCLA presents “Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates,” the first major touring exhibition of Emirati art. The exhibition was organized by the Meridian International Center and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates and premiered in Washington, D.C., in May 2014.
- Written by Shaun Mason
Los Angeles, California - Fluorescence microscopes use technology that enables them to accomplish tasks not easy to achieve with normal light microscopes, including imaging DNA molecules to detect and diagnose cancer, nervous system disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, and drug resistance in infectious diseases.
- Written by Enrique Rivero
Los Angeles, California - Social media such as Twitter and Facebook can be valuable in the fight against HIV in the United States, where research has demonstrated they can prompt high-risk populations to request at-home testing kits for the virus that causes AIDS, suggesting a way to potentially boost testing rates.
- Written by Kat Kerlin
Davis, California - The magnitude 6 earthquake that shook the Napa Valley in August was the strongest the region had felt in more than 20 years. But the next earthquake in the area could be much stronger, according to preliminary research from the University of California, Davis, presented this week at the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- Written by Pat Bailey
Davis, California - The year 2020 is a mere five years away but will be a turning point defining a new era of nutrition for both consumers and scientists, say nutritionists who met this year at the University of California, Davis.
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