UCLA In the News July 25, 2018

UCLA In the News lists selected mentions of UCLA in the world’s news media. See more UCLA In the News.

UCLA and City of Hope receive $2.8 million for stem cell research | Los Angeles Business Journal

“The treatment protocol we will test with this funding has the potential to become an affordable, universal and off-the-shelf therapy for multiple cancers,” said [UCLA’s Lili] Yang, a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, in a statement.

Study says services like UberPool are making traffic worse | Washington Post

In rebutting Schaller’s conclusions, Lyft pointed to studies from outside sources such as the traffic data firm INRIX and the University of California, Los Angeles, showing that overall congestion had decreased in the San Francisco Bay area in 2017, and most ride-hail users “report no change in their travel by other modes,” respectively.

Appeals court: 2nd Amendment protects open carry of guns | Associated Press

“States like Hawaii and California will have to allow far more guns on the streets than they do today,” said Adam Winkler, a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. “States would be able to ban concealed carry but only if they allow people to carry their guns openly displayed.”

California hit with 2 heat waves in less than a month: Why it matters | Mashable

“The big picture is clear,” Daniel Swain, a climate scientist at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in an interview. “As our temperatures globally have been increasing, we’ve been seeing a lot more record-breaking heat waves,” said Swain. “It’s not just this year or last year — it’s just the way things have been.”

Should you let your kid play football? The truth about concussions | Men’s Journal

“Animal research has shown that if there’s some time between concussive impacts, brains seem to recover. But repeated concussions at close intervals, before the brain has a chance to recover, tends to lead to more severe symptoms — such as memory impairment,” says UCLA’s Christopher Giza.

America has a lot of parking spaces. It’s a problem | Bloomberg Opinion

The distortions brought on by all this parking subsidization have become the subject of a growing literature in recent years, starting with University of California at Los Angeles economist and urban planning professor Donald Shoup’s “The High Cost of Free Parking,” first published as a journal article in 1997 and then as a book in 2005.

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