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apollo 11 lunar rocks
2014-04-02 05:54:14

Scientists studying the mineral apatite may have overestimated the amount of water present in the moon, according to a new study led by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences.

2014-03-18 08:25:16

- 89% Say Financial Aid "Very Necessary" NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some call it "the other March madness." It's nail-biting season now through April as college acceptance

Unraveling Mystery Of Retreating Glaciers In The Pacific Ocean's Western Tropics
2014-03-14 11:39:06

Using a cutting-edge research technique, UCLA researchers have reconstructed the temperature history of a region that plays a major role in determining climate around the world.

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"

earthquake
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.


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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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.