Research News

Research News

Despite stronger fears of being a victim of gun violence, California immigrants far less likely to own firearms than citizens

Tue, 28 Nov 2023
UCLA survey finds fewer gun owners among Latino immigrants; Asian immigrants are more worried about becoming gun-violence victims…. Read more

UCLA chemists use oxygen, copper ‘scissors’ to make cheaper drug treatments possible

Wed, 22 Nov 2023
The groundbreaking process cuts carbon bonds to convert organic molecules into biologically active amine molecules…. Read more

Increasing urbanization contributes to racial and gender inequality, study shows

Tue, 21 Nov 2023
Residents of denser, larger cities tend to have higher wage and salary incomes, but new research demonstrates that not everyone… Read more

Why emotions stirred by music create such powerful memories

Mon, 20 Nov 2023
UCLA psychologists found the dynamics of people’s emotions mold otherwise neutral experiences into memorable events…. Read more

UCLA center aims to make sodium ion batteries a marketable commodity

Fri, 17 Nov 2023
The batteries could replace those made with lithium, which is costly and subject to geopolitical constraints…. Read more

Over three dozen UCLA faculty listed among world’s most influential researchers

Fri, 17 Nov 2023
The faculty members have published research that is cited most often by other scholars in their fields…. Read more

Ancient wisdom: UCLA receives $11 million to establish Yarshater Center for the Study of Iranian Literary Traditions

Thu, 16 Nov 2023
The gift from the Persian Heritage Foundation honors the late Ehsan Yarshater, a pioneering scholar and researcher in the field…. Read more

Hospitals serving large Black, Latino populations have fewer resources for cancer care

Thu, 16 Nov 2023
A UCLA study shows these facilities are much less likely than others to offer the full range of core cancer… Read more

What’s behind the toxic levels of mercury in tropical birds? Gold mining, study shows

Tue, 14 Nov 2023
A UCLA-led international team also found high levels in carnivorous birds and those in aquatic habitats…. Read more

Experimental brain-like computing system more accurate with custom algorithm

Mon, 13 Nov 2023
Research brief: The technology developed by UCLA scientists “learned” to identify handwritten numbers with 93.4% overall accuracy…. Read more