A Way To Fight the AIDS Virus With A Virus

A study co-authored by James Lloyd-Smith, UCLA assistant professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and U.C. San Diego biochemist Leor Weinberger found that, over 30 years, therapeutic interfering particles (TIPS) could reduce the number of people in Sub-Saharan Africa infected with HIV to one-thirtieth of the current level.

Nanodiamonds Fight Cancer

Fuyu Tamanoi, UCLA professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics and director of the signal transduction and therapeutics program at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, was quoted Monday in a Chemical and Engineering News article about the use of diamond-like nanostructures in chemotherapy drug delivery.

Body language: Anger read as masculine

United Press International reported Sunday on a study led by Kerri Johnson, UCLA assistant professor of communication studies and psychology, that found that body language is more likely to be judged as masculine when it seems to convey anger and as feminine when is seems to convey sadness.