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UCLA scientist leads NASA mission’s effort to map Moon temperatures

David Paige will head the mission's Diviner Lunar Radiometer…
June 10, 2009/by Andrew Tran

Close social ties make baboons better mothers, study finds

Baboons whose mothers have strong relationships with other females…
June 9, 2009/by Andrew Tran

Anthropologist named dean of social sciences

Alessandro "Sandro" Duranti, a linguistic anthropologist, has…
May 7, 2009/by Andrew Tran

Two College faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Three UCLA scholars -- including two from the College -- have…
April 28, 2009/by Andrew Tran

Six professors in the College elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The new fellows join one of the nation's most prestigious honorary…
April 20, 2009/by Andrew Tran

The world is a classroom? Thanks to technology, it can be

Molecular biologist Robert B. Goldberg is teaching an honors…
March 19, 2009/by Andrew Tran

Biologists solve mystery of black wolves

Why do nearly half of North American wolves have black coats…
February 5, 2009/by Andrew Tran

U.S. Civil War illustrates costs and benefits of diversity

Diversity can create many outcomes, say two UCLA economists who…
January 13, 2009/by Andrew Tran

Discover magazine names two UCLA faculty among “brightest people alive”

Mathematics professor Terence Tao and assistant professor of…
December 4, 2008/by Andrew Tran

Plate tectonics started over 4 billion years ago, geochemists report

A new picture of the early Earth is emerging, including the surprising…
November 26, 2008/by Andrew Tran

Two UCLA students named Rhodes Scholars for 2009

A UCLA senior and a recent graduate have been chosen as winners…
November 24, 2008/by Andrew Tran

Extinct sabertooth cats were social, found strength in numbers

The sabertooth cat, one of the most iconic extinct mammals, was…
October 30, 2008/by Andrew Tran