A team led by chemist Jeffrey Zink and scientists from UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute, partnered with Korea’s Yonsei University have developed an innovative method that enables nanomachines to release drugs inside living cancer cells when activated remotely.
A UCLA research team lead by senior author Owen Witte has identified a cell of origin for human prostate cancer, a discovery that could result in better diagnostic tools and the development of more effective targeted treatments for the disease.
UCLA Historian Gary Nash has unearthed a trove of new information about the Liberty Bell, and how the symbol of American patriotism narrowly missed the scrap heap.
Researchers Matteo Pellegrini and Steve Jacobsen have uncovered a previously unknown pattern in DNA methylation. The finding could have implications for preventing some cancers and correcting defects in human stem cell lines.
Paul Ichiro Terasaki – a UCLA alumnus and faculty member who developed the test that became the international standard method for tissue typing – has given $50 million to the Life Sciences in the UCLA College of Letters and Science.
Chemist Kendall Houk, sociologist Robert Mare, and anthropologist Charles â€œChipâ€ Stanish receive one of the highest honors awarded to a scientist in the United States.
“Black Los Angeles: American Dreams and Racial Realities,” delves into the long and rich history of African Americans in Los Angeles and presents a snapshot of contemporary issues affecting the community.
The four scholars from the humanities and social sciences received their Guggenheim Fellowships for “achievement and exceptional promise for continued accomplishment.”
UCLA scientists are working with the Los Angeles Police Department to identify and analyze crime “hotspots.”
Six UCLA scholars have been selected as fellows in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), for their distinguished efforts to advance science.
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