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Research News

Barriers keep NHPI and LGBTQ smokers from breathing free

Thu, 30 Jun 2022
“Policies and cessation strategies must be tailored to fit the population,” said UCLA’s Sean Tan. “A one-size-fits-all framework doesn’t work.”… Read more

Study shows HIV speeds up body’s aging processes soon after infection

Thu, 30 Jun 2022
Changes at the DNA level can accelerate aging by nearly five years, UCLA researchers and their colleagues report…. Read more

UCLA survey quantifies COVID vaccine hesitancy among Californians

Wed, 29 Jun 2022
More than half of Californians who aren’t vaccinated are still worried about side effects, a new report finds…. Read more

Sheila Kuehl on the legacy – and digital future – of ‘Get Used to It’

Tue, 28 Jun 2022
The UCLA alumna and Los Angeles County supervisor hosted the landmark talk show, which began in 1992…. Read more

UCLA’s Clark Library receives centuries-old rare books from longtime donor

Mon, 27 Jun 2022
The donation of 40 historical texts from Paul Chrzanowski further bolsters an already remarkable collection of early English texts…. Read more

Williams Institute research on LGBTQ students made strong case for Title IX changes

Thu, 23 Jun 2022
UCLA experts welcome Biden’s new proposals but say higher education still has far to go to ensure students are protected…. Read more

UCLA surgeons develop new technique to reduce Adam’s apple without neck scar

Wed, 22 Jun 2022
The gender-affirming procedure could help reduce the stigma faced by transgender and nonbinary patients…. Read more

Most major U.S. cities are underprepared for rising temperatures

Thu, 16 Jun 2022
While many municipal climate plans cite extreme heat as a threat, few propose any comprehensive strategy to address it, a… Read more

UCLA scholars explore the history, meaning and promise of Juneteenth

Thu, 16 Jun 2022
In recognition of the holiday, UCLA Newsroom shares insights from UCLA professors Eddie Cole, Karida Brown and Brenda Stevenson…. Read more

Can computers understand complex words and concepts?

Thu, 16 Jun 2022
Research by UCLA, MIT and NIH scientists finds that a machine learning system organizes knowledge in a “very intuitive structure.”… Read more