In producing lissodendoric acid A, the team used a method they say may help accelerate the process of drug discovery.
UCLA scientists have discovered that minerals were being produced through reactions with water more than 4.5 billion years ago.
The device’s sensors detect fluctuations in neurotransmitters like serotonin in real time over extended periods.
The annual list compiled by Clarivate identifies scholars whose work has been referenced most often in studies published by other researchers.
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.
By oxidizing THC to create an electric current, a UCLA team’s fuel cell sensor can reveal the presence of the drug.
Aparna Bhaduri is leading the fight against the deadliest form of cancer.
Using common reagents in heated water, chemists can ‘behead’ and break down PFAS, leaving only harmless compounds behind.
Scientists have developed small molecules that protect the “quantumness” of qubits, an innovative step that could help to scale up processing power.
Researchers have devised a method for more quickly predicting the performance of potential catalysts in fuel cells.
UCLA-led research on a white dwarf 86 light-years from Earth sheds light on the systemic chaos that occurs when a star dies.
A novel surface treatment developed at UCLA stops microbes from adhering to common medical devices like catheters and stents.
Pham, who earned his doctorate from UCLA in 2015, shares his experiences competing on the game show hosted by Ken Jennings.
Sparked by the national reckoning with racial justice, Samantha Mensah co-founded BlackInChem to help other students of color and women advance as chemists.
A study by researchers from UCLA and Dartmouth could have implications for medical and sustainability research.
Ellen Sletten’s Photonbooth gives L.A. students a picture-perfect lesson in fluorescence.
The veteran firefighter, who expects to earn his Ph.D. in chemistry in winter quarter, is using his knowledge to improve the health and safety of his colleagues.
Bruin Carly Daniels, who leads the Pfizer scientists developing vaccines for pneumonia and the coronavirus, always remembers that patients are waiting.
Leading the project for UCLA are Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl and Professor Michael Jung.
The 1936 UCLA graduate authored 35 scientific papers, held eight patents and was the first Black person to work in the Eastman Kodak engineering labs.
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.
Clarivate released its annual list of the most highly cited researchers, which includes dozens of UCLA researchers across various disciplines.
Nobel Prize winner Andrea Ghez will deliver the event’s keynote talk, focusing on her research about black holes.
The center, funded by a $1.8 million NSF grant, will develop the fundamental chemistry needed to prepare synthetic plastics in a novel way.
Research brief: UCLA scientists have discovered that histones act as an enzyme that converts copper into a usable form for cells.