Research News

Research News

UCLA Library announces winter 2021 public programs

Wed, 20 Jan 2021
Librarians and staff will present dozens of virtual events designed to help students, faculty, staff and others access the library’s… Read more

Latino voters were decisive in 2020 presidential election

Tue, 19 Jan 2021
Report by UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative dispels notion of a broad Latino swing toward President Trump…. Read more

UCLA provides timely research on how COVID-19 affects vulnerable communities

Fri, 15 Jan 2021
The Center for Neighborhood Knowledge is bolstered by people’s contributions and their commitment to doing good… Read more

In lab study, nanoparticle shows promising results for treating severe allergies

Thu, 14 Jan 2021
A UCLA research team developed a possible way to impart long-term relief by inducing an active state of immune tolerance…. Read more

The dire wolf was a distinct species, different from the gray wolf, biologists discover

Wed, 13 Jan 2021
The first study to report genome-wide data on the prehistoric canid puts to bed a mystery biologists have pondered for… Read more

Could the ocean hold the key to reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?

Tue, 12 Jan 2021
UCLA researchers have outlined a strategy that would use seawater to trap and store billions of metric tons of the… Read more

Warming and acidification form dual threat to corals

Fri, 08 Jan 2021
The one-two punch impairs corals’ ability to form exoskeletons and grow, UCLA-led research finds. … Read more

Study reveals new details about how bacterial toxins cause life-threatening colitis

Thu, 07 Jan 2021
Research brief: Scientists have discovered how one of the toxins released by the C. difficile bacterium spurs excessive inflammation in… Read more

MRI frequently underestimates tumor size in prostate cancer

Thu, 07 Jan 2021
Research brief: Improving imaging processes will lead to more successful treatments and help reduce morbidity in men with the disease…. Read more

A step toward understanding why COVID-19 boosts stroke risk

Fri, 18 Dec 2020
A UCLA-led study used 3D-printed ‘blood vessels’ to identify a possible link between coronavirus and stroke…. Read more