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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. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Productions, an internationally recognized integrated marketing agency led by Trojan Alumni, Deborah Golian Castro and Larry Castro, is the presenting sponsor of the highly anticipated rivalry matchup between USC and UCLA at the Galen Center February 8, 2014. To amplify the excitement for the big...

2014-01-20 09:44:16

Modeling structures that trap air under water and could one day lead to more energy-efficient ships described in the journal 'Physics of Fluids' From the sleek hulls of racing yachts to Michael Phelps' shaved legs, most objects that move through the water quickly are also smooth. But researchers from UCLA have found that bumpiness can sometimes be better. "A properly designed rough surface, contrary to our intuition, can reduce skin-friction drag," said John Kim, a professor in the...

2014-01-08 16:24:59

Florida State, North Dakota State and Notre Dame lead the men's standings while Penn State ranks No. 1 in the women's standings with a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships at stake MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The game-winning 80-yard touchdown drive by Florida State in the final minute of the final BCS National Championship Game was the perfect ending to an exciting 2013-2014 NCAA® Division I fall athletics season filled with other last-second heroics and...

2014-01-06 12:25:10

February 10 Deadline for Submissions in 14 Competition Categories and Two Career Achievement Honors LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UCLA Anderson School of Management and the G. and R. Loeb Foundation invite journalists from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries in 14 competition categories and nominations for two career achievement awards for the 2014 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2013-12-18 13:33:05

A UCLA research team has found no evidence of an association between iron levels in the body and the risk of atherosclerosis, the hardening and narrowing of the arteries that leads to cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 killer in the U.S. The discovery, based on a comprehensive study in a mouse model of atherosclerosis, contradicts a long-held hypothesis about the role of iron in the disease and carries important implications for patients with chronic kidney disease or anemia related to...

2013-12-09 23:21:52

Asked to Address the Brightest Minds Seeking an Alzheimer’s Cure Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Dale Bredesen, MD, co-founder of North Carolina-based Muses Labs, Inc., has been awarded the 2013 Turken International Lecture Award. The award, hosted by the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA, is given annually to a distinguished expert in the field of Alzheimer’s research. In Los Angeles to receive the award, Bredesen stated, “I...

2013-12-04 23:24:01

Digital platform from UCLA Wireless Health Institute to power breakthrough Isowalk mobility assistant. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Isowalk, a New York-based startup focused on next-generation solutions for mobility assistance, has announced a comprehensive technology and development collaboration with the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). The collaboration will integrate a state-of-the-art gait analysis system developed by UCLA's Wireless Health Institute...

2013-12-03 13:43:47

Patients diagnosed at a younger age are at higher risk People who have diverticulosis, or pouches in the lining of the colon, often worry that they will eventually develop a painful and sometimes serious condition called diverticulitis, as previous research has shown that one in four, or up to 25 percent, of those with the condition will. Now, in a 15-year study that contradicts the common wisdom on rate of progression from diverticulosis to diverticulitis, UCLA researchers show that...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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