Imperial Valley News Center
Archaeologist leads the first detailed study of human remains at the ancient Egyptian site of Deir el-Medina
- Written by Barbara Wilcox
Stanford, California - Ancient Egyptian workers in a village that's now called Deir el-Medina were beneficiaries of what Stanford Egyptologist Anne Austin calls "the earliest documented governmental health care plan."
- Written by May Wong
Stanford, California - When it comes to spending quality family time together, text messaging doesn't have to be a villain. It could be an enabler.
- Written by Carol Ness
Berkeley, California - For the first time in 30 years, a new species of mushroom has been discovered on the UC Berkeley campus, to the delight of the researchers who found it.
- Written by UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California - The UC Board of Regents voted to authorize systemwide tuition increases of up to 5 percent per year through 2019-20, an amount President Janet Napolitano said could be reduced or eliminated entirely if the state provides sufficient revenue.
- Written by Gretchen Kell
Berkeley, California - With the gusto of wine enthusiasts in a tasting room, Philip Stark and Tom Carlson eye, sniff and sample their selections, pronouncing them “robust,” “lovely,” “voluptuous” - and even “just beyond words.” The undergraduate students with them flock close, curious.
- Written by Kathryn O’Neill
Cambridge, Massachusetts - In 2009, MIT anthropologist Stefan Helmreich explored the depths of recent scientific thinking about the living sea in his award-winning book “Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas.” Now, the Elting E. Morison Professor of Anthropology has turned his attention to the world of wave science - the study of periodic, oscillating, and undulating phenomena - in fields including oceanography, cosmology, electrical engineering, biomedicine, sports, and social science.
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