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Research News

Hot-button political issues are having a chilling effect on public schools

Wed, 30 Nov 2022
National survey of high school principals found that political conflict leads to declines in support for teaching about race, racism,… Read more

Male orb-weaving spiders fight less in female-dominated colonies

Wed, 30 Nov 2022
A study led by four UCLA undergraduates also found that the arachnids cooperate, a rarity among spiders…. Read more

Popular strategies for reducing gasoline use aren’t getting a chance to work

Tue, 22 Nov 2022
A UCLA-led study finds that governments often change course after increasing gas taxes and reducing subsidies to producers…. Read more

Webb Space Telescope reveals birth of galaxies, how universe became transparent

Thu, 17 Nov 2022
Studies led by UCLA astrophysicists shed light on how hydrogen fog burned away after the Big Bang…. Read more

COVID’s economic fallout increased risks for poor mental health

Thu, 17 Nov 2022
In a UCLA study, Californians reported struggles with employment, finances and child care during the pandemic…. Read more

Nearly 40 UCLA scholars are among the most highly cited researchers in their fields

Tue, 15 Nov 2022
The annual list compiled by Clarivate identifies scholars whose work has been referenced most often in studies published by other researchers…. Read more

Ingestible sensor could help people with HIV stick to medication regimen, UCLA-led study finds

Thu, 10 Nov 2022
The research, funded by a National Institute of Mental Health grant, was led by the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Honghu… Read more

Scientists say eye-disease drug may also help fight COVID

Tue, 08 Nov 2022
Research brief: In a lab study, a UCLA-led team found that verteporfin stopped the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that… Read more

Medi-Cal’s long-term care services reach only a small portion of seniors, disabled adults

Wed, 02 Nov 2022
UCLA health policy researchers predict that the need for these support services will only grow as California’s population ages…. Read more

UCLA receives $21 million grant to study health effects of Aliso Canyon gas leak

Tue, 01 Nov 2022
The five-year award is from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health…. Read more