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.
Research brief: A UCLA team has demonstrated that altering a key molecule used in the therapy yields superior and longer-lasting results in mouse models.
Both vaccinated and non-vaccinated personnel will be tested to gauge how well the vaccines prevent infections and lessen their impact when they do occur.
Yang’s research reveals how genetic and environmental factors can disrupt gene networks.
Research determined that grass with narrow leaves and high numbers of veins should be better able to withstand the drier conditions expected in the future.
Only 1 in 10 people diagnosed with this aggressive disease live beyond five years, and most current therapies have been unsuccessful in treating it.
The study, conducted in mice, opens a path for exploring treatments that combine epigenetic approaches with therapies that use the body’s natural immune response.
Research brief: The study authors suggest that women focus more on improving their muscle mass than losing weight as a preventive measure.
Research brief: An approach pioneered at UCLA predicts which methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are likely to be cured with antibiotic therapy.
By identifying the underlying factors leading to bone loss and osteoporosis, UCLA dentist-scientists hope to pave the way to new treatments.