UCLA Life Scientists explain their research

Interviews with Robyn Williams for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “The Science Show”

2020

Opioids are great for pain, but can bring on detrimental effects of anxiety March 28, 2020
   Michael Fanselow Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry
Birds used to trace the genetic origin of language  March 21, 2020
   Stephanie White Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Corona secrecy may have given virus a head start  February 22, 2020
   Jamie Lloyd-Smith Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

2019

Have plastic bottles had an impact on our DNA via epigenetics?  August 31, 2019
   Patrick AllardAssistant Professor of Society and Genetics
Secrets of those who bloom in their senior years revealed   May 25, 2019
   Alan Castel, Professor of Psychology
How gut bacteria affect our brain ­ May 11, 2019
   Elaine Hsiao, Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Challenges for AI visual recognition  April 27, 2019
   Philip KellmanDistinguished Professor of Psychology
Deciphering the social behaviour of ants  April 13, 2019
   Noa Pinter-WollmanAssociate Professor Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Slime moulds exhibit memory  April 13, 2019
   David GlanzmanProfessor of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Understanding not memorization the key to learning maths  March 16, 2019
   Jim StiglerProfessor of Psychology
Investigating processes which control the expression of genes  February 23, 2019
   Steve JacobsenProfessor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

2018

Mitochondria linked to decline with age   September 8, 2018
   David WalkerProfessor of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Muscle gene discovery could lead to new insomnia treatments that don’t target the brain  August 4, 2018
   Ketema PaulAssociate Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Feeling a touch hormonal?  May 19, 2018
   Martie HaseltonProfessor of Psychology 

2017

Looking for combinations of antibiotics for that knockout punch  June 10, 2017
   Pamela Yeh, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ultrasound used to jump-start brain of a coma patient June 3, 2017
   Martin Monti, Associate Professor of Psychology 
After being severed, nerves retain memory of the functions they once controlled  March 11, 2017
   Reggie Edgerton, Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology

2016

Squishiness important in cancer cells and pies   July 9, 2016
   Amy Rowat, Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology