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2015-01-05 08:29:55

Double-Blind Controlled Clinical Trial Opens Enrollment at the UCLA Semel Institute LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma®, Inc.

lens-less microscope
2014-12-18 14:19:40

UCLA researchers have developed a device that can do the work of pathology lab microscopes.

royce hall
2014-12-18 12:31:48

The Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences will employ multidisciplinary research to study how molecules and genes interact. Its goal: unlocking the biological basis of health and disease by tapping the power of big data and computational modeling.

meteorite
2014-12-03 19:35:38

Research geochemist Alan Rubin elaborates on the fine science of telling real space rocks from fakes.

stem cell research
2014-11-25 03:00:19

Understanding the self-replication mechanisms is critical for improving stem cell therapies for blood-related diseases and cancers.

stem cells
2014-11-24 05:02:22

A new stem cell gene therapy is set to begin clinical trials early next year after the technique reportedly cured 18 children who were born without working immune systems due to a condition known as “Bubble Baby” disease.

acupressure for constipation
2014-11-24 04:45:45

Instead of reaching for a laxative the next time you’re feeling constipated, you might want to give perineal self-acupressure a try, experts from the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine reported in research published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

2014-11-23 23:01:47

A Newport Beach based charity committed to raising awareness about Duchenne muscular dystrophy and funding for research, has awarded University of California, Los Angeles Professor Rachelle Crosbie-Watson


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.