The Rapanui people most likely believed the ancient monoliths helped food grow on the Polynesian island, a new study reveals.
Research brief: The findings also show that patient visits by Medicaid recipients to primary care physicians rose 3.6% during the first three years of the act.
UCLA’s David Jewitt said the data provides the best measure of the size of the comet's nucleus, “which is the really important part.”
The drug combination should be a first line of treatment, UCLA researchers say.
The advance could help scientists identify drugs to treat fibrosis, which plays a role in chronic kidney disease, liver cirrhosis and many other conditions.
UCLA researchers discovered differences in maternal and paternal X chromosomes that help explain sex differences in the immune system.
A combination approach could be new strategy for people with advanced cancers.
Researchers from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs designed a park specifically for older adults in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Scientists from 22 institutions, including UCLA, call for early diagnosis, prevention and treatment to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
The report says GDP will reach 2% in the fourth quarter of 2020 and the California economy looks slightly stronger than previously predicted.
The UCLA-led team found that chronic opioid use increased the susceptibility to developing anxiety disorders.
Research brief: The new method, using robotics, will speed up how researchers test for therapies that block the metabolism of non-small-cell lung cancer tumors.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
The finding could lead to better treatments for leukemia and other blood diseases.
New research casts doubt on the common assumption that plants and animals are adapted to their environments.
A UCLA study finds that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city is detrimental to one's health.
Participants have interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Autry Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Report from Web of Science Group identifies researchers in 21 fields whose work was most often referenced by other papers.
Predictions for when the change could happen spanned 100 years, but a new UCLA study focuses on a 25-year period.
The fluorescence microscopy technique is expected to benefit studies in life sciences and biology.
The research is the most comprehensive study to date investigating the potential future scale and cost of 10 different ways to use carbon dioxide.
The study highlights the need to teach consumers about the dangers of some drug interactions.
Funds from California’s stem cell agency will support research on a blinding eye disease, cancer and an immune disorder.
The study demonstrates that PET imaging can be used to read mitochondrial activity in lung tumors.
Researchers created an app that allowed them to study body self-perceptions.