University of California Los Angeles
University of California Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles - California
A UCLA study shows that a the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, social interactions, both virtual and in person, declined significantly for married couples. The decline was found to be greater and more long-lasting for Black and Latino couples and lower-income couples than for white couples and wealthier couples.
The soon-to-be graduate has been honored with a Dean's Prize for Excellence in Research and Creativity May 26, 2023 With the COVID-19 national public health emergency officially coming to an end just two weeks ago, members of UCLA's class of 2023 will be the first to graduate having spent most, if not all, of their academic years living through a pandemic — and all the uncertainties, anxieties, and physical and mental health challenges that has entailed.
UCLA-led study could lead to new strategy for treating aggressive brain cancer Health + Behavior UCLA-led study could lead to new strategy for treating aggressive brain cancer A UCLA-led team identified a genetic alteration that occurs in 60% of people who are diagnosed with glioblastoma; that mutation disrupts the cancer cells' metabolism.
UCLA study highlights need to focus on individuals, versus populations, in genomic medicine Health + Behavior May 19, 2023 One way scientists can estimate a person's risk for a wide range of diseases is a measure called a polygenic score.
Health + Behavior Social environment through early adulthood plays a big role in how people learn to evaluate information and make decisions about what is true Researchers studied the way different generations in Romania determined the truth of information following the country's transition from authoritarianism to democracy.
The small, distant galaxy JD1 is typical of the kind that burned through hydrogen left over from the Big Bang Science + Technology The small, distant galaxy JD1 is typical of the kind that burned through hydrogen left over from the Big Bang After the Big Bang, the universe expanded and cooled sufficiently for hydrogen atoms to form.
The UCLA Anderson professor's new book, out June 6, aims to help people -make tomorrow better today - Faculty + Staff The UCLA Anderson professor's new book, out June 6, aims to help people -make tomorrow better today - May 25, 2023 The seeds of Hal Hershfield's new book were planted during the financial crisis that gripped the nation in 2008.
Environment + Climate Genomic research could support conservation efforts for endangered species May 24, 2023 Key takeaways - The pangolin, a scaly mammal that resembles a cross between the aardvark and the armadillo, has been notoriously difficult for scientists to study.
Study in mice shows scarring of collagen -highway- prevents stem cells from healing damaged tissue in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Health + Behavior Study in mice shows scarring of collagen -highway- prevents stem cells from healing damaged tissue in Duchenne muscular dystrophy May 11, 2023 Key takeaways - A protein called sarcospan lessens this scarring and allows stem cells to do their job more successfully, pointing toward potential new treatments for the disorder.
UCLA-led team of astronomers finds no young binary stars near Milky Way-s black hole Science + Technology UCLA-led team of astronomers finds no young binary stars near Milky Way-s black hole UCLA and Keck Observatory scientists analyzed over a decade's worth of data about 16 young supermassive stars orbiting the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Nearly 1 in 7 California veterans with a firearm at home had thought about suicide at some point Health + Behavior Nearly 1 in 7 California veterans with a firearm at home had thought about suicide at some point April 26, 2023 Unsafe firearm storage is common among California veterans with a history of suicidal ideation, according to a study published today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.