IN THE NEWS
- A New Frog Species in New York City
UCLA Newsroom - October 30, 2014
UCLA conservation biologist Brad Shaffer and other scientists have resolved a nearly 80-year-old mystery surrounding a group of frogs in and around New York City known for their distinctively odd croak.
- ‘Treasure in saliva’ may reveal deadly diseases early enough to treat them, UCLA scientists report
UCLA Newsroom - October 29, 2014
UCLA research could lead to a simple saliva test capable of diagnosing — at an early stage — diabetes and cancer, and perhaps neurological disorders and autoimmune diseases.
- Peter Narins elected president, International Society for Neuroethology
UCLA Newsroom - October 24, 2014
Professor Peter Narins has been elected president of the International Society for Neuroethology, a post he will hold until 2016.
- UCLA research could help improve bladder function among people with spinal cord injuries
UCLA Newsroom - October 16, 2014
New UCLA research addresses a critical health problem for those who are paralyzed
- Discovery of heart's repair process suggests new treatment strategy for heart attack
Health Canal - October 15, 2014
Findings, from the lab of Dr. Arjun Deb, suggest the possibility of coaxing scar-forming cells in the heart to change their identity into blood vessel-forming cells, which could potentially be used to improve healing after a heart attack.
- Soon to become a minority in the U.S., whites express declining support for diversity, UCLA psychology study finds
UCLA Newsroom - October 2, 2014
UCLA psychologists find that white Americans may view diversity and multiculturalism more negatively as the U.S. moves toward becoming a minority-majority nation.
November 15, 9:00 AM
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Speakers include: Andrew Berry, Jared Diamond, Ed Larson, Michael Shermer, Frans de Waal, Tim Laman, Edwin Scholes, and Wade Davis. Link to register available here starting Sept. 20
Venue: UCLA Schoenberg Hall
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