Research by UCLA, MIT and NIH scientists finds that a machine learning system organizes knowledge in a “very intuitive structure.”
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UCLA-led research on a white dwarf 86 light-years from Earth sheds light on the systemic chaos that occurs when a star dies.
UCLA psychologist Matthew Lieberman explains why people don’t perceive the world the same way others do.
The honor recognizes his foundational studies in the fields of helio- and asteroseismology.
The UCLA professor speaks about why even non-scientists should be intrigued by space research and how the new organization will foster scholarly collaboration.
The seven-year study, led by UCLA psychologists, tracked mothers and their offspring from preconception until the children were 5 years old.
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.
UCLA had the second highest number of honorees among colleges and universities this year, followed by Stanford, UC Berkeley, MIT and Yale.
Professor Ramesh Srinivasan joined Frances Haugen and Jeff Orlowski-Yang for the panel, which was part of UCLA’s Common Experience program.
The advance could have implications for drug development and biological research.
UCLA scientists were surprised to find that amyloid fibrils in brains with frontotemporal degeneration were composed of the little-known protein TMEM106B.
Engineering Dean Jayathi Murthy said the program will expand equitable access for students from diverse backgrounds to harness the power of AI.
The comet could be as large as 85 miles across but is not a threat, according to UCLA professor David Jewitt.
Ready for mission to International Space Station, alumna Jessica Watkins reflects on her journey so far
The astronaut, who earned a doctorate from UCLA in 2015, will be the first Black woman to complete a long-term mission on the ISS.
The rapid downpours, which can affect satellites and space travel, result from whistler waves affecting Earth’s magnetosphere, scientists say.
A red giant called V Hya is undergoing rapid evolution as it ends its life in a blaze of glory before shutting down energy production.
A UCLA-led study shows that aging slows to a crawl during the months the animals spend hibernating in their underground burrows.
Pham, who earned his doctorate from UCLA in 2015, shares his experiences competing on the game show hosted by Ken Jennings.
Sparked by the national reckoning with racial justice, Samantha Mensah co-founded BlackInChem to help other students of color and women advance as chemists.
A new pilot program aims to help low-income, first-generation and historically underrepresented students pursue graduate studies and research careers.
Eight young UCLA professors are among 118 scientists and scholars selected today to receive the awards.
Dr. Haig Aintablian, who recently completed his residency in emergency medicine at UCLA, is the program’s inaugural fellow.