UCLA researchers say climate change could accelerate slightly if dust levels stop climbing.
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A demonstration in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach showed that non-academics can use the fast, inexpensive genetic test.
UCLA-led research on deer and elk could point the way toward crossing structures that are more effective for all species.
UCLA researchers found that about 20% of the population visits facilities designated to help residents when temperatures spike.
The first UC to guarantee on-campus housing for all undergraduates. Studying hate. NCAA championship in women’s soccer. “Sweater weather” on the moon. What a year.
Using enhanced halide perovskite in place of silicon could produce less expensive devices that stand up better to light and heat.
The higher levels of toxic pollution in certain areas compound other public health challenges.
The Nature Positive Universities Alliance commits higher education institutions to take action that helps ecosystems thrive.
A UCLA-led study finds that governments often change course after increasing gas taxes and reducing subsidies to producers.
The Kenyan entrepreneur and his company, Solar Freeze, receive a $100,000 prize for reducing food waste.
A UCLA study reports that utility bills increase for each day above 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
The 30-year study of 105 migratory species reveals how strongly temperature affects animals’ physical characteristics.
Insights about how the ecosystems vary from one another could help shape conservation initiatives and efforts to fight climate change.
In seeking alternative habitats, the endangered animals are more likely to experience dangerous — and fatal — encounters with freeways and foes.
The temperatures that baked the Pacific Northwest in 2021 should happen roughly once in 10,000 years.
Research led by UCLA links prenatal exposure to specific chemicals to higher rates of eye cancer.
Special Collections is home to a 70-plus-year-old pamphlet that provides the four-part answer to why you are so much more comfortable in air conditioned surroundings.
With climate change, these dual exposures and related health problems will only increase, say researchers who studied the 2020 fire season.
New research looks at the nexus of climate change, sleep and human immunity.
V. Kelly Turner co-leads UCLA’s Heat Resilient L.A. project, which takes a multi-pronged approach that emphasizes equitable solutions to this dangerous problem.
Using common reagents in heated water, chemists can ‘behead’ and break down PFAS, leaving only harmless compounds behind.
By wrapping platinum-alloy crystals in tiny graphene “nanopockets,” scientists generated far more catalytic activity and power than expected.
UCLA-led research projects that end-of-the-century storms will generate 200% to 400% more runoff in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
More than 60 graduate students have received training through the NSF-funded INFEWS initiative at UCLA.
Researchers are lending their expertise to help make sure everyone in Los Angeles can benefit from the efforts.