Research brief: The team developed an approach to visualizing structure called microcrystal electron diffraction, which allowed the researchers to confirm how the newly discovered molecular assembly pathway works.
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Does the physicist’s theory tell the full story? A detailed analysis of a star’s orbit near supermassive black hole gives a look into how gravity behaves.
The research addresses a longstanding question: Why does the moon have so much less ice than Mercury, despite their similar surface conditions?
Sarah T. Roberts profiles the hidden workforce that monitors objectionable material on the internet, often to its own detriment
The new process creates a material that’s at least five times tougher than any glass currently available.
Q&A with professor Jonathan Stewart about what the team he organized learned in the aftermath of the Ridgecrest earthquakes.
Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
The researchers' study builds on their discovery last year of a gene called mEAK-7, which is important for cell proliferation and migration.
The UCLA-developed sensors work at room temperature, unlike current technology that needs extreme cold.
Results of the UCLA-led study contradict a long-held classical theory.
The bequest by Sidney Roberts and Clara Szego Roberts reflects the couple’s backgrounds — both benefited from college scholarships — and their passion for science and the arts.
The UCLA team's results could lead to ways to improve antiviral therapy.
UCLA researchers have developed a much faster and more accurate method to evaluate the formation of a bacterial community, known as a microbiome.
High pressure deep inside the young Earth may have driven vast stores of carbon into the planet’s core while also setting the stage for diamonds to form.
The development by a UCLA-led research team works to keep blood sugar at normal levels.
Magnetic pump built by Bruin Space launches on Blue Origin reusable rocket.
The $140 million endeavor is devoted to using data to transform U.S. manufacturing for global competitiveness and energy productivity.
The UCLA Social Sciences LRW Big Data Research Partnership will link undergraduates and graduate students with paid internships in data science.
Johnson was elected in recognition of her “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
In tests, perovskite-based cells made with the same chemical found in coffee maintained their power conversion efficiency for several weeks longer than those without it.
Research on 144 countries reveals the opportunities and pitfalls of this fast-growing sector.
The UCLA-led group has created an online resource guide to help scientists in lower-income countries jumpstart research programs.
Research Brief: Researchers compared the system’s results with readings by UCLA doctors who had more than 10 years of experience.
UCLA researchers and colleagues have designed a first-of-its-kind nanogenerator that can work in remote areas because it provides its own power and does not need batteries. It also acts as a weather station.
The engineers and mathematicians have designed a unique and effective system that could be used to produce clean, fresh water, or to recycle industrial water that would otherwise be wasted.