Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC -The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aristada (aripiprazole lauroxil) extended release injection to treat adults with schizophrenia. Aristada is administered by a health care professional every four to six weeks using an injection in the arm or buttocks.
- Written by Bethany Augliere
Stanford, California - In any penal system, controlling the misbehavior of prisoners is challenging and costly. However, reducing the operational costs of prisons is possible when good behavior is rewarded, a Stanford professor says.
- Written by Rob Jordan
Stanford, California - Consider the plastic foam cup. Every year, Americans throw away 2.5 billion of them. And yet, that waste is just a fraction of the 33 million tons of plastic Americans discard every year. Less than 10 percent of that total gets recycled, and the remainder presents challenges ranging from water contamination to animal poisoning.
- Written by Kathryn Dickason
Stanford, California - The culture of medieval chivalry conjures tales of valiant knights vowing to honor and protect fair damsels. Yet outside the realm of romance, men regarded women as their inferiors – or so we thought.
- Written by Bjorn Carey
Stanford, California - Cells were discovered in 1676, and almost immediately afterward scientists began wondering why cells are so perfectly small.
- Written by Berkeley News
Berkeley, California - Alice Agogino calls it a “six-bar tensegrity structure,” but it’s actually modeled on a baby’s toy. It’s a contraption in which rigid parts are held together not by nails or screws, but by wires, cables or elastic bands, lending it some remarkable properties. “It can be squashed, it can be dropped, it can change its shape,” says Agogino, a UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering. And importantly, she adds, “you can actually make a structure like this walk.”
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