Research brief: Scientists have identified hundreds of chemical modifications that can alter RNA’s protein-making instructions without affecting the core DNA.
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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.
For the first time there was a showcase dedicated to community-engaged research.
A UCLA clinical trial provides evidence that the prescription drug varenicline can aid those who want to quit smoking and reduce their drinking.
Scientists confirm that electrons responsible for the northern lights hitch a ride on electromagnetic waves streaming toward Earth at up to 45 million mph.
Galván was selected based on her record of research and her contributions to teaching, mentoring and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
The study is the first to combine information about processes both on the surface of the Earth and at the tectonic level.
The advance, researchers say, is like the cellular equivalent of discovering the Rosetta stone and may eventually lead to new treatments for diseases.
The treatment, developed by researchers from UCLA and the U.K., has restored immune function in more than 95% of patients in three clinical trials.
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.
Fifteen years of radar measurements by a UCLA-led team have provided critical data for understanding many of the planet’s fundamental properties.
UCLA design media arts faculty and alumni share their thoughts on the crypto-art craze.
Researchers led by Gaurav Sant developed technology to turn carbon dioxide into concrete.
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.
The project is the first to use the Nobel prize–winning technology to directly correct sickle mutation in blood stem cells.
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.