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Health - Dec 1
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Campus - Nov 30

The UCLA School of Education and Information Studies has launched Momentum: Accelerating Equity in Computing and Technology , an important research initiative to diversify computing and technology, with an intensive focus on the recruitment of women and people of color into computing education and technology career pathways.

Health - Nov 30

For Evie Junior, living with sickle cell disease has been like running a marathon. “But it's a marathon where as you keep going, the trail gets rockier and then you lose your shoes,' the 27-year-old said.

Health - Nov 30

Why do some people age faster than others? One potential answer, a new UCLA-led study indicates, is that a mother's stress prior to giving birth may accelerate her child's biological aging. The researchers found evidence that maternal stress adversely affects the length of a baby's telomeres — the small pieces of DNA at the ends of chromosomes that act as protective caps, like the plastic tips on shoelaces.

Health - Nov 23

UCLA engineers and scientists have demonstrated that treatments with near-room-temperature, cold atmospheric plasma can kill the coronavirus present on a variety of surfaces in as little as 30 seconds.

Health - Nov 23

UCLA has received $1 million from Ken and Linda Suslow to continue providing critical supportive services for children, their families and other patients. Half of the gift will support the work of the Chase Child Life Program at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital , while the other half will establish the Suslow Family Patient Emergency Assistance Fund at UCLA.

Health - Nov 30

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $25 million to the UCLA branch of the International Maternal, Pediatric, Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network, known as IMPAACT, to continue developing innovative strategies to end HIV among these vulnerable populations.

Social Sciences - Nov 30

More than 1 in 4 adults in California report having poor oral health, but that figure rises to roughly 1 in 2 for the state's lowest-income residents and drops to 1 in 5 for those with the highest incomes, according to a UCLA policy brief that looks at the role economic, social and environmental factors play in oral health.

Astronomy - Nov 24

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, which is the world's largest scientific society, today named four UCLA faculty members as 2020 fellows. Since 1874, the AAAS, which publishes the journal Science, has chosen members for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Life Sciences - Nov 23

Thirty-seven UCLA scholars have been named as the world's most influential scientific researchers. Clarivate released its annual list of the most highly cited researchers, which includes dozens of UCLA scientists across various disciplines.

Environment - Nov 20

A new study by 27 prominent scientists from around the world — including UCLA's Morgan Tingley — emphasizes the need to include fire among the list of potential threats to the survival of plant and animal species.

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