The UCLA-led research could revise a 70-year-old model of how the fundamental building blocks of substances are assembled.
The National Science Foundation Ph.D. traineeship grant will be led by professors Chee Wei Wong, Eric Hudson and Kang Wang.
“We need to figure out how this is happening in order to develop treatments to stop it,” said UCLA’s Arjun Deb.
The center, co-led by UCLA and headquartered at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is developing the microscopes of tomorrow.
The Quantum Biology Center at UCLA is the first research hub of its kind in the U.S.
The study’s publication comes just weeks after severe flooding killed hundreds of people in Europe.
Could the very timing of a mission help shield astronauts from dangerous radiation?
A UCLA study suggests researchers could analyze neurological disorders in a stem cell–derived model.
The research, conducted in mice, could elucidate how and why the phenomenon occurs.
Scientists used machine learning to analyze decades’ worth of weather data from around the world.
Atmospheric moisture decreased by a third in California and Nevada, study finds.
Award recipients’ projects are published on eScholarship, UC’s open-access research repository.
UCLA must focus on education and training that will be essential for the next generation.
Scientists confirm that electrons responsible for the northern lights hitch a ride on electromagnetic waves streaming toward Earth at up to 45 million mph.
Has there ever been life on Mars? Or water? UCLA scientists dig deep for answers.
A UCLA-led study found that voluntary legal agreements protect at-risk species more efficiently than public lands.
Microplastics could be present in greater-than-expected concentrations in crops around the world.
The study is the first to combine information about processes both on the surface of the Earth and at the tectonic level.
In North America, climate change is causing spring to arrive an average of 0.4 days earlier each year; some species could be unable to keep pace with the changes.
The academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
A UCLA study identifies a cell therapy that can stop progressive damage and stimulate the brain’s repair processes in mice.
UCLA had more faculty honored than any other university.
The founding director of the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering died March 20.
A UCLA-led team of researchers captured the structure of metallic glass.
Yang’s research reveals how genetic and environmental factors can disrupt gene networks.