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Life Sciences - Sep 18
"I was shocked how huge a change this is over a short period of time," researcher Van Savage said of sleep's shifting role in the brain. "It's a transition that is analogous to when water freezes to ice." Shutterstock.com "I was shocked how huge a change this is over a short period of time," researcher Van Savage said of sleep's shifting role in the brain.
Social Sciences - Sep 17

Q&A with Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, co-director of 'Aguilas,' which looks at the work of volunteers who search the desert for missing migrants Q&A with Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, co-director of 'Aguilas,' which looks at the work of volunteers who search the desert for missing migrants Courtesy of David Marquez Jose Cortez, a volunteer with Įguilas del Desierto, scans the desert cliffs for evidence of habitations.

Health - Sep 16

Dr. Reza Ronaghi says exposure to smoke from wildfires can trigger a runny nose, burning and watery eyes, sore throat and chest pain and shortness of breath. iStock.com/ananaline Dr. Reza Ronaghi says exposure to smoke from wildfires can trigger a runny nose, burning and watery eyes, sore throat and chest pain and shortness of breath.

Health - Sep 10

"The pandemic has really highlighted our need for agile health care analytics that enable real-time symptom and disease surveillance using electronic health records data," the study authors said.

Social Sciences - Sep 8

Sesame Street in Communities The latest video is the fifth installment in a new series promoting children's oral health. “It's time to brush, it's time to brush, it's time to brush!' In a new video, the Sesame Street character Elmo sings a refrain that'll likely be familiar to any parent who has ever encouraged their little angels to brush their teeth.

Physics - Aug 24

UCLA's high-tech capabilities for creating atomically tiny devices and materials are undergoing a multimillion-dollar upgrade. The enhancements include adding state-of-the-art fabrication equipment to its existing cleanrooms — specialized laboratories where the air is free from dust and other particles.

Social Sciences - Sep 17

"We found differences in voting by health and neighborhood factors that suggest that people who vote are healthier, have better access to health care and live in more cohesive and safer neighborhoods," the researchers said.

Economics - Sep 15

UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Members of the school's inaugural board of advisors include (top row, from left) Tom Corson, John Branca, Susan Genco, Jeff Harleston and James Newton Howard, and (bottom row) Michelle Jubelirer, Randy Newman, Michael Ostin, Mo Ostin and Jeannette Perez.

Health - Sep 10

Canva/UCLA Center for Health Policy Research The data confirms that California's vulnerable groups are among those being hardest hit by the pandemic. With more than 13,000 deaths and more than 712,000 confirmed cases in California alone, the COVID-19 pandemic has already had profound and lasting effects on the nation's most populous state.

Environment - Sep 2

Anurak Ponapatimet One of the center's partnerships, already underway, is aimed at understanding the life expectancy benefits from increasing green space and parks. In response to the escalating health emergency that is already inflicting substantial damage on people in Southern California and around the world, the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has created the UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions.

Health - Aug 20

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, UCLA researchers are rising to the occasion by channeling their specialized expertise to seek new and creative ways to reduce the spread of the virus and save lives.




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