A UCLA-led study found that voluntary legal agreements protect at-risk species more efficiently than public lands.
A UCLA-led study explains how much of the damage is being caused by treated sewage.
The advance, researchers say, is like the cellular equivalent of discovering the Rosetta stone and may eventually lead to new treatments for diseases.
Sifting through studies on various species’ play behavior, researchers tracked vocalization patterns that show a strong similarity to human laughter.
UCLA researchers and colleagues hope their first-of-its-kind catalog will reveal new targets for genetic and cell therapies for the disease.
The research, conducted on mice, targets a newly discovered molecular “checkpoint” that enables cancer stem cells to evade the immune system.
The academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
Research brief: A UCLA team has demonstrated that altering a key molecule used in the therapy yields superior and longer-lasting results in mouse models.
Both vaccinated and non-vaccinated personnel will be tested to gauge how well the vaccines prevent infections and lessen their impact when they do occur.
Yang’s research reveals how genetic and environmental factors can disrupt gene networks.
Research determined that grass with narrow leaves and high numbers of veins should be better able to withstand the drier conditions expected in the future.
Only 1 in 10 people diagnosed with this aggressive disease live beyond five years, and most current therapies have been unsuccessful in treating it.
The study, conducted in mice, opens a path for exploring treatments that combine epigenetic approaches with therapies that use the body’s natural immune response.
Research brief: The study authors suggest that women focus more on improving their muscle mass than losing weight as a preventive measure.
Research brief: An approach pioneered at UCLA predicts which methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are likely to be cured with antibiotic therapy.
By identifying the underlying factors leading to bone loss and osteoporosis, UCLA dentist-scientists hope to pave the way to new treatments.
The UCLA-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Pathways to Success Program has enrolled more than 125 students from underrepresented backgrounds.
The first study to report genome-wide data on the prehistoric canid puts to bed a mystery biologists have pondered for more than 100 years.
Research brief: Scientists have discovered how one of the toxins released by the C. difficile bacterium spurs excessive inflammation in the gut.
UCLA’s Ghez won for the prize for physics and UC Berkeley’s Doudna won for chemistry. UCLA Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily A. Carter moderated.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez won a Nobel Prize, we were the No. 1 public university again, faculty carried on with important research and students continued to achieve the amazing.
Research brief: The new finding highlights the need for alternative therapies for patients who are resistant to chemotherapy and radiation.
Two UCLA studies reveal how a variety of stressors, both before and during pregnancy, may adversely affect a woman's offspring.
A massive unintended experiment in animal conservation taking place southeast of Las Vegas revealed an unexpected result.
The association, which is the world’s largest scientific society, honored the UCLA faculty members for their efforts to advance science or its applications.