IN THE NEWS
- UCLA research could help improve bladder function among people with spinal cord injuries
UCLA Newsroom - October 16, 2014
New UCLA research addresses a critical health problem for those who are paralyzed
- Discovery of heart's repair process suggests new treatment strategy for heart attack
Health Canal - October 15, 2014
Findings, from the lab of Dr. Arjun Deb, suggest the possibility of coaxing scar-forming cells in the heart to change their identity into blood vessel-forming cells, which could potentially be used to improve healing after a heart attack.
- Soon to become a minority in the U.S., whites express declining support for diversity, UCLA psychology study finds
UCLA Newsroom - October 2, 2014
UCLA psychologists find that white Americans may view diversity and multiculturalism more negatively as the U.S. moves toward becoming a minority-majority nation.
- Man-made evolution is happening, and it’s time to control it
UCLA Newsroom - September 11, 2014
UCLA evolutionary biologist Thomas Smith and colleagues from seven other universities explain that pests and diseases are evolving too quickly, while people and endangered species are evolving too slowly.
- UCLA biologists delay the aging process by ‘remote control’
UCLA Newsroom - September 8, 2014
UCLA biologists– David Walker, Matthew Ulgherait, and colleagues– have identified a gene that can slow the aging process throughout the entire body when activated remotely in key organ systems.
- New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis, leprosy
Science Daily - August 19, 2014
The UCLA lab of Marcus A. Horwitz, has created an improved vaccine against tuberculosis that also offers cross-protection against bacterium that causes leprosy.
November 15, 9:00 AM
Hosted by the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Speakers include: Andrew Berry, Jared Diamond, Ed Larson, Michael Shermer, Frans de Waal, Tim Laman, Edwin Scholes, and Wade Davis. Link to register available here starting Sept. 20
Venue: UCLA Schoenberg Hall
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