Environment + Climate Q&A: On taking evolution into our own hands

Biologist Tom Smith says human-driven evolution is creating drug-resistant diseases, pesticide-proof bugs and more.

Science + Technology Scientists delay the aging process by ‘remote control’

A gene called AMPK can slow the aging process when switched on in key organs.

Dr. Denis Evseenko: harnessing the regenerative power of stem cells

His bold vision of translational science is already blazing new trails in research.

Rats ditch balanced diet to eat just like obese people

Highly processed foods like sugar and flour are as tempting to rats as they are to humans.

College-going rate has tripled around UCLA Community School in L.A.'s Koreatown

Ninety-five percent of last year's graduating seniors plan to go to college this fall.

Media Guide to UCLA Experts
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Many UCLA faculty are leading authorities in their fields. Some areas of expertise that are currently in the news are listed below.

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Technology and our internal sleep clocks

Chancellor Gene Block on the disruptions of jet lag, unusual hours and tablet screens.