A new study has discovered that it is possible to delay ageing by a comparatively simple process of simply activating a gene called AMPK. This gene slows ageing and increases lifespan by triggering a response to low energy levels.
A study on the differences in size and mating calls of a tiny Puerto Rican frog over a 23-year period suggests the male frog is getting smaller and its mating call becoming shorter and higher pitched. The differences may be caused by climate change.
U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center and the Office of Naval Research have developed low powered versatile robots for multiple tasks in the ocean. These things weigh 170lb and can do everything you would want a giant jellyfish to do.
A professor at Penn State’s Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds has discovered a binary star system comprising a pair of brown dwarf stars, just 6.5 light years from the Sun. In astronomical terms, the new system is in Earth's backyard.
The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) said it has filed a suit against UCLA on behalf of a research professor who was terminated after he blew the whistle on junk environmental science and scientific misconduct at the University of California.
Sugar can do horrible things to your brain. It effectively sabotages synapses, according to a new study. Given that the average American (That poor bastard, didn’t know he was still around) consumes 40kg of sugar per year, that’s not great news.
The Times Higher Education magazine issued its annual rankings of universities worldwide on Thursday. It placed Stanford fourth ahead of UC Berkeley, fifth. Harvard, MIT and Cambridge retained the top three positions.
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During a recent basketball game at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, the camera caught a man proposing to a woman. Things went very wrong as the lady rejected the man's proposal. Many say the video of the woman rejecting her suitor is painful to watch.
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Researchers at the OOBE Research Center, UCLA say they have reproduced Elijah's biblical angel encounter a total of 15 times. The researchers say their study proves that Elijah's experience was due to the phenomenon of spontaneous lucid dreaming.
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A new study released by researchers at UCLA found that owners of multi-unit-housing could save up to $18 million a year if they enforced 'complete smoke-free' policies in rental property.
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The key to reducing your risk for developing diabetes may be as simple as building more muscle mass through resistance training. A new study shows higher muscle mass is associated with better insulin sensitivity and a lower risk of pre-diabetes.
Sacrificing sleep for other priorities is a common practice but one which causes serious harm. Anyone sleeping seven to nine hours on a daily basis and wonder why they still feel faint, unfocused, anxious or irritable may have an undetected disorder.
The UConn women's basketball team has won 90 straight basketball games since losing in the Final Four game in 2008. Since then they have won back-to-back National Championships and beaten everyone in their path, until Thursday.
Only one in the universe, eh? The largest planetary census study ever undertaken by NASA and UCLA says otherwise. Five years spent searching 166 Sun like stars have found that smaller planets around these stars are more numerous.
Diarists who put down bad feelings or bloggers who post their breakup stories actually help themselves ease their mind. Psychologists say “Bridget Jones effect” of writing about feelings helps your brain overcome emotional upset making you happier.
Dr Frankenstein has a willing accomplice and the motive is profit. And as tacky as it might be, this makes me want to start chanting the lines from the Monty Python movie -
"Bring out your dead, Bring out your dead..."
Shakira may get high grades in singing and swiveling her hips, but what about ancient Western history? For the past month, she has been resting her hips, taking a class at the University of California.
A pro-life student posing as a 15-year-old saying she was pregnant was advised by a UCLA counselor at a student health center to get an abortion.
Planned Parenthood advised her to cover up what was statutory rape.
Student tasered at UCLA library for not having his ID 11-14-06 11:30pm
Don't you hate it when you forget to bring your ID to Library... and the CSO or UCPD end up zapping you like five times with a stun gun? what is happening in todays universities now a
UCLA Bruins guard Zach LaVine (14) drives past Duke Blue Devils guard Andre Dawkins (34) during the second half at Madison Square Garden. The Duke Blue Devils defeated the UCLA Bruins 80-63. Dec 19, 2013
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Ronald M. Harper Ph.D, Professor of Neurobiology for the David Geffen Medical Center at UCLA.
Dr. Ronald M. Harper (UCLA)
From gas to star to people- Sagan was right, it is interesting. Let's do something about it.