UCLA Health researchers implanted a wireless device that enables people without sight to detect motion, distinguish light and dark.
Companies can improve hiring and retention by following five essential practices, including modernizing their views of the evolving American audience.
A version of the technology, set up on the roof of a home, could provide enough power overnight to charge a cell phone or to light a room with LED bulbs.
UCLA-led analysis of U.S. Transgender Survey showed that 40% of respondents have attempted suicide at some point in their lives.
“We have never seen anything like this in the 24 years we have studied the supermassive black hole,” said UCLA professor Andrea Ghez.
Melioidosis claims an estimated 90,000 lives worldwide each year, but there is no vaccine, and the bacterium that causes it can usually resist even the strongest antibiotics.
Research brief: A new report recommends 26 strategies, including rent control, anti-eviction protections, renter-education workshops and property-tax freezes.
The prominent cancer researcher is honored for his invention of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.
Arginase deficiency, which is caused by a missing or mutated version of the arginase gene, ARG1, affects about one of every 1 million babies in the U.S.
UCLA engineering professor Ximin He said the design could be adapted to use other forms of energy — acoustic waves, or electronic or magnetic signals, for example.
The study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that “connectedness” and volunteerism varied by race and income.
Research shows that certain gut bacteria can respond to serotonin and drugs that influence serotonin, like anti-depressants. The biologists call this a unique form of communication between bacteria and cells.
In this Q&A, UCLA’s Jon Christensen discusses his new study of California’s Proposition 1, which was passed in 2014.
Research brief: Most prescriptions began appropriately but became unnecessary because they were prescribed far longer than needed, the study found.
The software provides data to help doctors diagnose and treat back pain.
A multi-disciplinary group of all-star researchers has been brought together thanks to a gift from philanthropists David and Diane Steffy.
Infrastructure improvements, along with policy-based incentives for rideshare services and drivers, could promote broader adoption of electric vehicles.
A UCLA study found that 13.7% of Latinos in California remain uninsured. Latinos also have the lowest job-based coverage rates out of all racial and ethnic groups.
The advance could lead to more reliable analytical tools for biochemical laboratories and environmental monitoring.
In 47 countries, the minimum legal age for employment is below 15, despite evidence that work at an early age is associated with negative effects on health and education.
The invention relies in part on another UCLA invention, photonic time stretch.
The approach could offer a way to manufacture more effective filters that use high-performance plastics and carbon materials.
Research brief: A gene on the X-chromosome may help explain why more women than men develop autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis.
The new hydrogel is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair and regeneration compared to hydrogels that are currently available.
Their findings could lead to new methods to get the body's repair enzyme to work better.