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.
Too little sleep in the first six months after giving birth can add three to seven years to women’s “biological age,” UCLA scientists report.
A team led by UCLA scientists found that removing IGF2BP3 selectively targets cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone.
Research brief: Scientists have identified hundreds of chemical modifications that can alter RNA’s protein-making instructions without affecting the core DNA.
The new database will help researchers, conservationists and fisheries understand changes to marine species and ecosystems.
Research brief: Mouse astrocytes, often used in research on human neurological disorders, differ in significant ways from the human version.
By better understanding the dynamics of a key immune signaling molecule, scientists may be able to ‘hack’ the immune system to strengthen it.
UCLA researchers found that previously infected people produced a vigorous antibody response similar to a severe natural infection after just one shot.
A UCLA-led study found that voluntary legal agreements protect at-risk species more efficiently than public lands.
A UCLA-led study explains how much of the damage is being caused by treated sewage.
The advance, researchers say, is like the cellular equivalent of discovering the Rosetta stone and may eventually lead to new treatments for diseases.
Sifting through studies on various species’ play behavior, researchers tracked vocalization patterns that show a strong similarity to human laughter.
UCLA researchers and colleagues hope their first-of-its-kind catalog will reveal new targets for genetic and cell therapies for the disease.
The research, conducted on mice, targets a newly discovered molecular “checkpoint” that enables cancer stem cells to evade the immune system.
The academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.