Research News

Research News

How to save plants from climate change? Just ask them

Tue, 26 Sep 2023
A UCLA-led study identified characteristics from more than 100 types of plants that can be analyzed to determine their preferred… Read more

Latinos in the U.S. have the fifth-largest GDP in the world

Wed, 13 Sep 2023
The country’s Latino GDP surpassed $3 trillion for the first time in 2021, a new report by UCLA researchers and… Read more

National panel led by UCLA law professor recommends 24 ways to protect integrity of 2024 elections

Wed, 13 Sep 2023
The report is aimed at ensuring access to the ballot for all eligible voters and enhancing the public’s confidence in… Read more

UCLA Library funds 30 international cultural preservation projects

Tue, 12 Sep 2023
Materials will be digitized and made available online to researchers around the world…. Read more

Does this number make me look fat?

Wed, 06 Sep 2023
In a new study, UCLA psychologists confirmed that lower jersey numbers make football players look thinner…. Read more

Bringing the history of L.A. workers’ movements into the present — and future

Fri, 01 Sep 2023
A course being developed by UCLA labor studies professor Tobias Higbie will aim to inspire a new generation of change-makers…. Read more

Study could help explain why certain brain tumors don’t respond well to immunotherapy

Fri, 01 Sep 2023
Immune checkpoint blockade has been ineffective for treating glioblastoma; UCLA-led research may reveal why…. Read more

UCLA-led climate projects receive $7.5 million in state-funded grants from UC

Thu, 31 Aug 2023
Efforts will aim to boost EV use, energy storage, firefighter safety and the well-being of migrant workers…. Read more

Could insights from ants help people build better transportation networks?

Thu, 31 Aug 2023
UCLA biologists found that the insects’ nests reflect the way they work together — or don’t — to forage for… Read more

David Leibrandt receives Moore Foundation award to push the boundaries of particle physics

Wed, 23 Aug 2023
The five-year, $1.25 million grant will fund research that could help solve a longstanding problem called the symmetry violation. … Read more