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2012-08-27 18:20:34

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL Hall of Famer Franco Harris, a Penn State graduate, will be visiting the office of UCLA Chancellor Gene Block at 11 am on Tuesday August 28th in an effort to meet with him about Block's role in approving the recent NCAA sanctions against Penn State's football program. John Ziegler will be documenting the event for his proposed film, "The Framing of Joe Paterno." NFL Hall of Famer Franco Harris, who played at Penn State for Joe Paterno, will be...

2011-07-19 14:37:36

Research by UCLA's Gene Block, Christopher Colwell provides new insights into sleep difficulties among older people A new study of the brain's master circadian clock "” known as the suprachiasmatic nucleus, or SCN "” reveals that a key pattern of rhythmic neural activity begins to decline by middle age. The study, whose senior author is UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, may have implications for the large number of older people who have difficulty sleeping and adjusting to time...