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Greenland river discharge
2014-03-19 03:59:06

After growing frustrated attempting to measure the amount of water draining from Greenland’s melting ice sheet, one UCLA graduate student has developed a new method of measuring the width of a river over an extended period of time using freely available imagery from orbiting satellites.

2014-03-14 08:24:05

Company Sponsors Art Exhibition's Opening Party with Authentic Mexican Day of the Dead Craft Beer LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinks Americas (OTC: DKAM; "Drinks Americas"

Doctors Issue New Treatment Guidelines For Skin Abscesses Caused By Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
2014-03-13 11:59:37

It has been more than 10 years since the clinical battle began with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and doctors are still grappling with how to diagnose, treat and prevent this virulent form of staph infection, which is immune to many antibiotics.

2014-02-25 16:25:59

Oscar-nominated director uses his landmark film "12 Years a Slave" to educate a new generation on an important piece of American History LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2014-02-18 12:23:33

Analysis by Researchers at UCLA's Luskin Center Provides Roadmap for Future Solar Expansion LOS ANGELES, Feb.

Genetic Makeup Determines Parkinson's Risk From Pesticide Use
2014-02-05 09:34:22

In the past, studies have shown that pesticides can cause an increased risk for the development of Parkinson’s disease. Recently, UCLA researchers have discovered that amount of risk varies with a person’s individual genetic makeup.

2014-02-04 16:28:13

Parabase Genomics and the UCLA Clinical Genomics Center Selected as Pilot Partners ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight years.

2014-01-31 20:20:47

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Jordan Farmar Foundation is announcing its 2(nd) Annual "A Taste of Hope" event.

2014-01-23 16:23:10

USC Alumni-Led Marketing Agency Brings Back their Signature Crosstown Showdown(TM) Promotion and Sweepstakes for a Repeat Celebration LOS ANGELES, Jan.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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