The Rapanui people most likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, a new study reveals.
Research brief: The findings also show that patient visits by Medicaid recipients to primary care physicians rose 3.6% during the first three years of the act.
UCLA’s David Jewitt said the data provides the best measure of the size of the comet's nucleus, “which is the really important part.”
The drug combination should be a first line of treatment, UCLA researchers say.
The advance could help scientists identify drugs to treat fibrosis, which plays a role in chronic kidney disease, liver cirrhosis and many other conditions.
UCLA researchers discovered differences in maternal and paternal X chromosomes that help explain sex differences in the immune system.
In this role, Hoek will provide leadership and grow partnerships with faculty and stakeholders to improve ecosystem health in Los Angeles.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television receives $10 million commitment from Elizabeth and Kenneth Whitney
The revitalization of the Ralph Freud Playhouse is scheduled for completion in 2024.
Bullard currently serves as dean of the College of Professional and Global Education at Cal State Los Angeles. He will begin at UCLA on Jan. 6, 2020.
A combination approach could be new strategy for people with advanced cancers.
Scientists from 22 institutions, including UCLA, call for early diagnosis, prevention and treatment to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
The Archive is the sixth largest moving image repository in the world, and second only to the Library of Congress in the U.S.
The report says GDP will reach 2% in the fourth quarter of 2020 and the California economy looks slightly stronger than previously predicted.
The UCLA-led team found that chronic opioid use increased the susceptibility to developing anxiety disorders.
Research brief: The new method, using robotics, will speed up how researchers test for therapies that block the metabolism of non-small-cell lung cancer tumors.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
The reinvestment brings his total giving to UCLA to more than $450 million, including nearly $250 million during the Centennial Campaign.
The finding could lead to better treatments for leukemia and other blood diseases.
The AAAS is the world’s largest scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.
New research casts doubt on the common assumption that plants and animals are adapted to their environments.
A UCLA study finds that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city is detrimental to one's health.
Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen won the 2019 Switzer Prize, which recognizes excellence in basic biological science.
The interdisciplinary institute is the first initiative of its size and scope. It is being created with a $20 million gift from the estate of philanthropist and entrepreneur Kirk Kerkorian.
Report from Web of Science Group identifies researchers in 21 fields whose work was most often referenced by other papers.
They will participate in research on equality, opportunity and change as part of ‘Data for Democracy in Los Angeles.’