High pressure deep inside the young Earth may have driven vast stores of carbon into the planet’s core while also setting the stage for diamonds to form.
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The development by a UCLA-led research team works to keep blood sugar at normal levels.
Magnetic pump built by Bruin Space launches on Blue Origin reusable rocket.
The $140 million endeavor is devoted to using data to transform U.S. manufacturing for global competitiveness and energy productivity.
The UCLA Social Sciences LRW Big Data Research Partnership will link undergraduates and graduate students with paid internships in data science.
Johnson was elected in recognition of her “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
In tests, perovskite-based cells made with the same chemical found in coffee maintained their power conversion efficiency for several weeks longer than those without it.
Research on 144 countries reveals the opportunities and pitfalls of this fast-growing sector.
The UCLA-led group has created an online resource guide to help scientists in lower-income countries jumpstart research programs.
Research Brief: Researchers compared the system’s results with readings by UCLA doctors who had more than 10 years of experience.
UCLA researchers and colleagues have designed a first-of-its-kind nanogenerator that can work in remote areas because it provides its own power and does not need batteries. It also acts as a weather station.
The engineers and mathematicians have designed a unique and effective system that could be used to produce clean, fresh water, or to recycle industrial water that would otherwise be wasted.
UCLA professor Kent Hill said the new insights could apply to other disease-causing parasites as well, including those that cause Chagas disease.
UCLA astronomer Mark Morris and an international team of collaborators found that the two plumes extend over 500 light-years.
Energy created by the movement of two materials can be harvested from the surrounding environment and converted to electricity by a triboelectric nanogenerator.
Ecologist Jeff Holmquist explains why there are so many painted lady butterflies in Southern California this year — and why he’s betting on this species despite climate change.
Shane Campbell-Staton says “superheroes give us the opportunity to discuss where the science meets the fiction, and how scientific innovation influences our lives.”
The new position honors renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, who made substantial contributions to mathematics in the early 1900s.
A Q&A with Danijela Cabric of the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering on the legendary actress’s less-known role as inventor of a frequency hopping technology.
Researchers create ultra-lightweight ceramic material that can better withstand extreme temperatures
The aerogel stood up to sudden and extreme temperature spikes between minus 198 degrees Celsius and 900 degrees above zero over just a few seconds.
Jacobsen specializes in plant epigenetics — the study of how a gene’s function can change without changes to the DNA sequence.
Only a dozen such quakes have been identified in the past two decades, according to Lingsen Meng, UCLA’s Leon and Joanne V.C. Knopoff Professor of Physics and Geophysics.
Vladimir Vassiliev, professor of physics and astronomy, has served as principal investigator on project that could help address questions in very-high-energy astrophysics.
Changes in RNA editing play an important role in the disorder, scientists find.
UCLA researchers already are working with a bicycle manufacturer on prototype frames that would use the alloy.