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Research News

Vegetation browning from drought hits L.A.’s disadvantaged communities hardest

Mon, 27 Mar 2023
A UCLA-led study reveals a “geography of inequality” across the region’s coastal areas. … Read more

Q&A: Bioengineer Mireille Kamariza can’t wait to see what’s next

Thu, 23 Mar 2023
The newly minted UCLA professor is dedicated to improving testing for tuberculosis and other infectious diseases…. Read more

When it comes to identifying new gene therapies, she’s in it for the long run

Wed, 22 Mar 2023
Two years after she first joined a UCLA lab, Grace McAuley identified a critical step toward a possible therapy for… Read more

Marilyn Raphael brings us the cold facts about Antarctica and climate change

Tue, 21 Mar 2023
Environmental institute director spreads UCLA’s expertise from Southern California to the southern tip of the world…. Read more

Vegan, Mediterranean diets have lower carbon footprints than standard U.S. diet

Mon, 20 Mar 2023
A UCLA study suggests emissions from basic American diet are equivalent to driving a car up to 20 miles per… Read more

UCLA-led study uses base editing to correct mutation that causes rare immune deficiency

Mon, 20 Mar 2023
The condition, CD3 delta SCID, is caused by a mutation that prevents the production of the CD3 delta protein that… Read more

Struggles with housing costs during pandemic linked to lack of health care for many Californians

Wed, 15 Mar 2023
In a UCLA Center for Health Policy Research survey, one-third of those with housing affordability issues said they put off… Read more

U.S., California economies remain at crossroads as Fed continues to combat inflation

Wed, 15 Mar 2023
The latest UCLA Anderson Forecast finds that the relative strength of state’s economy is due in part to a healthy… Read more

A Victorian-era computer pioneer gets to speak for herself

Tue, 14 Mar 2023
Ada Lovelace published the first description of a computer program; a UCLA doctoral student is using AI to reveal her… Read more

ARTEMIS – UCLA’s most advanced humanoid robot – gets ready for action

Fri, 10 Mar 2023
The machine, developed by a robotics lab at UCLA Engineering, will take part in an international competition in July…. Read more