The study could lead to new therapies that prevent formation of some of the most lethal forms of the disease.
The faculty members have published research that is cited most often by other scholars in their fields.
A UCLA-led international team also found high levels in carnivorous birds and those in aquatic habitats.
UCLA researchers have made headway using muscle stem cells to regrow damaged muscle in mice.
A study of the Ngogo community in Uganda shows humans aren’t the only primates with menopause and significant post-fertile survival.
Fairness has played as big a role in the evolution of species as dominance and hierarchy — but has been understudied.
A study by UCLA biologists shows a 99% population reduction in the 20th century, but genetic diversity remains high.
If also true for humans, targeted microbiome improvements might help promote fetal health during pregnancy.
An advance in cryo-electron microscopy could be a significant boon for research on potential cancer therapies.
A UCLA-led study identified characteristics from more than 100 types of plants that can be analyzed to determine their preferred temperature and rainfall amount.
UCLA biologists found that the insects’ nests reflect the way they work together — or don’t — to forage for food.
After a year with little human interaction, dark-eyed juncos were surprisingly more comfortable with people once campus life returned to normal.
With “The Meg 2” opening in theaters, we ask UCLA Ph.D. candidate De’Marcus Robinson which he would rather face.
A UCLA-led study found that adversity experienced by mothers during their childhood or pregnancy is reflected in their children’s gut microbiomes.
Project Phoenix, which launches today, was developed by UCLA and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
A new study led by scientists at UCLA and Michigan State suggests that conservation strategies address avian responses to climate-driven shifts.
A UCLA study using environmental DNA provides the most comprehensive picture to date of wildlife in the region’s surf zones.
A killer, yes. But an analysis of tooth minerals reveals how the warm-blooded predator maintained its body temperature.
Thien Nguyen has seen too many people, including members of her family, suffering.
On the eve of the “Little Mermaid” premiere, a UCLA doctoral candidate speaks up for the jellyfish.
Genomic research led by UCLA scientists could support conservation efforts; the species is endangered in large part because of illegal hunting.
Through his research and volunteering, the graduating senior and future medical student has already made an impact.
A study in mice shows that scarring of collagen pathways prevent stem cells from healing damaged tissue in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
A UCLA-led study finds that urban bird species tend to be smaller and less territorial and have greater ability to fly long distances.
This use of mechanical force helps B cells confront new pathogens and remember them while continuing to combat other threats.