A study led by four UCLA undergraduates also found that the arachnids cooperate, a rarity among spiders.
The annual list compiled by Clarivate identifies scholars whose work has been referenced most often in studies published by other researchers.
Research brief: In a lab study, a UCLA-led team found that verteporfin stopped the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
UCLA researchers found that women’s reports of cognitive issues were related to higher levels of an inflammatory marker in the body called CRP.
Inspired by creatures that survive in harsh environments, a UCLA team has invented a polymer with the potential to extend the shelf life and reach of medications.
A UCLA-led team has discovered that using early-stage stem cells is a key to producing structures that are reliable models of disease.
Doctoral student Kelsi Rutledge helped make “Jean Jacket” scientifically plausible.
A molecule found in green tea helped UCLA biochemists discover several molecules that can destroy tau fibers.
The continent’s diverse species all evolved very rapidly from a single ancestral population, a UCLA-led study shows.
When two drugs were delivered in one nanoparticle rather than separately, the treatment worked better in mice.
Led by Amy Rowat, researchers have invented ‘edible microcarriers’ that could reduce the expense, time and waste required to produce cultured meat.
UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration.
Their new devices will enable scientists to observe neuronal activity in freely moving animals at even higher resolutions.
The two grant projects, funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense, will be led by Dr. Jerzy Kupiec-Weglinski.
The research, co-authored by UCLA’s Marc Suchard, indicates the pandemic started with two separate jumps from animals to humans.
The research is an important advance toward cell therapies that could restore sensation in people with spinal cord injuries.
Changes at the DNA level can accelerate aging by nearly five years, UCLA researchers and their colleagues report.
Understanding the adaptations that protect female animals from disorders may help humans too, UCLA research suggests.
The findings suggest that a drug used to treat HIV-related memory loss could combat cognitive decline in middle-aged people.
A novel surface treatment developed at UCLA stops microbes from adhering to common medical devices like catheters and stents.
If they can escape death in poachers’ nets, the endangered marine mammal is well poised genetically to rebound despite inbreeding.
Dr. E. Dale Abel, Robert Bjork and Rosa Matzkin were honored for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
The advance could have implications for drug development and biological research.
The UCLA-led study, which used fruit flies, could also provide clues to a range of other diseases.
Edmond, who joined UCLA in 1968, researched lipid metabolism in the brain and its relationship to developmental disorders.