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.
A UCLA-led study shows that aging slows to a crawl during the months the animals spend hibernating in their underground burrows.
Felipe Zapata taps into his life’s work, as well as childhood memories, to give the animated film its distinctive flora.
UCLA’s Dr. Manish Butte will head a group investigating immune responses to the disease, which is caused by fungal spores in soil.
A study by UCLA biologists shows that the curious dental markings are the result of trapped big cats chewing through hunters’ snares.
The honorees are Nicholas Blurton-Jones, Joseph Loo, Rafail Ostrovsky and William Sandoval.
Unless steps are taken to boost genetic diversity, local extinction remains a real threat, a UCLA-led study suggests.
The UCLA-led research also indicates that the primary culprit in smokers’ increased risk is not nicotine but other chemicals in tobacco smoke.
Professors continued helping us better understand our world with their research, students kept excelling and UCLA showed how it helps make Los Angeles a world-class city.
Research brief: Adding a protein called viral polymerase to vaccines could potentially create a more robust, enduring immune response, scientists say.
Using stem cell engineering and organoid technology, UCLA researchers were able to produce large quantities of powerful cancer-fighting iNKT cells.
UCLA researchers use super-resolution microscopy to reveal surprising new details about X inactivation in female mouse embryos.
UCLA faculty and doctoral students reflect on challenges and offer advice to undergraduates.
The neuroscientist, a 1990 graduate, helped answer a fundamental question about how the nervous system senses temperature and touch.
The five-year award from California’s stem cell agency will help prepare young scientists and physicians to become leaders in the regenerative medicine field.
The research, conducted in mice, could elucidate how and why the phenomenon occurs.
Stress levels as much as quadrupled after nonsmokers used an e-cigarette for just a half-hour, UCLA researchers found.