Research News

Research News

Your brain on genetics

Thu, 11 Apr 2024
Daniel Geschwind will discuss what genes have taught us about complex brain disorders during his Faculty Research Lecture. … Read more

Advance in light-based computing shows capabilities for future smart cameras

Thu, 11 Apr 2024
UCLA-developed experimental device quickly processes ambient light and demonstrates ability to reduce glare in images…. Read more

Persistent gaps for Black Californians would take over 248 years to close

Thu, 11 Apr 2024
The State of Black California 2024 report analyzes two decades of socioeconomic status data…. Read more

People make more patient decisions when shown the benefits first

Fri, 05 Apr 2024
Focusing immediately on the benefits of waiting might help people improve their self-control…. Read more

Disrupting the narratives that legitimize long-term incarceration

Thu, 04 Apr 2024
The University of California Sentencing Project has been awarded a new $2 million grant by the Mellon Foundation…. Read more

Report lays out a path for theaters’ sustainability in post-pandemic world

Mon, 01 Apr 2024
Could practices adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic point the way to new audiences and more reliable funding?… Read more

UCLA Library awards grants to nine faculty and student music projects

Tue, 26 Mar 2024
Funds will support new work, performances and research advancing contemporary music…. Read more

Drinking water in U.S. prisons may have dangerously high levels of PFAS

Wed, 20 Mar 2024
A UCLA professor and other researchers estimate nearly 1 million incarcerated people could suffer lifelong health consequences…. Read more

The power of more inclusive preservation

Tue, 19 Mar 2024
The Mellon Foundation invests $1 million in a UCLA cultural conservation program that’s helped increase diversity in the field. … Read more

Craving snacks after a meal? It might be food-seeking neurons, not an overactive appetite

Tue, 19 Mar 2024
A new UCLA study discovers cells that make mice pursue fatty foods even when they are not hungry…. Read more