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2014-03-05 04:54:55

New research from geoscientists at UCLA reveals new information about the forces behind earthquakes by using a technique known as seismic tomography.

Vitamin A Could Help Boost Immune System To Fight Tuberculosis
2014-02-26 09:49:34

In findings published in the March 1 issue of the Journal of Immunology, UCLA researchers investigating the role of nutrients in helping the immune system fight against major infections show that vitamin A may play an important role combating TB.

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.

Decades-old Mystery In Earth's Upper Atmosphere Solved
2013-12-18 14:51:49

New research published in the journal Nature resolves decades of scientific controversy over the origin of the extremely energetic particles known as ultra-relativistic electrons in the Earth's near-space environment and is likely to influence our understanding of planetary magnetospheres throughout the universe.

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,

2013-11-29 13:22:57

Older patients who received extra geriatric care following a traumatic injury were able to return to roughly two thirds more daily activities than those without a consultation.


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Anna Fisher
2012-09-05 10:20:17

Anna Fisher is an American chemist and a NASA astronaut. She was born Anna Lee Tingle on August 24, 1949 in New York City. She grew up in San Pedro, California and graduated from San Pedro High School in 1967. She went on to attend the University of California Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1971. Fisher remained at UCLA to start graduate school in chemistry, focusing on x-ray crystallographic studies, and received her Doctorate of Medicine in 1976.  The...

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