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Environment Dec 14
At the start of the 20th century, the Colorado River flowed free from the Rocky Mountains to northern Mexico, where it supported a unique delta habitat. But that changed over the past 80 years as the population of the Southwest U.S. swelled: Today, the river supplies water to 40 million people and 4 million acres of crops along its route.
Medicine Dec 14

UCLA-led study holds promise for development of vaccines and therapeutic drugs to fight the virus.

Medicine Dec 13

It is the first representative survey of the state's youth population to measure gender expression.

Medicine Dec 12

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose levels — whether caused by diabetes or other factors — keep heart cells from maturing normally.

Arts and Design Dec 11

'Macroscale multimodal chemical imaging' reveals details about second century Egyptian painting.

Medicine Dec 13

FINDINGS An experimental blood test developed at UCLA that uses gene activity data from immune cells was 93 percent accurate in predicting survival rates for people with advanced heart failure who had surgery to implant mechanical circulatory support devices.

Medicine Dec 12

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and other experts emphasized the importance of open communication and early diagnosis.

Life Sciences Dec 11
Life Sciences

FINDINGS. UCLA scientists have found that a protein known as NOTCH1 helps ward off inflammation in the walls of blood vessels, preventing atherosclerosis — the narrowing and hardening of arteries that can cause heart attacks and strokes.

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