Sunday, September 24



Research recap: Schizophrenia, sustainability and diversity center

July 6 UCLA researchers found that people in early stages of schizophrenia were able to remember details of social interactions when given context clues. A study published by the researchers from the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior found that individuals at risk of schizophrenia were able to match a person’s face to a description of a social interaction the person was in, while individuals with chronic schizophrenia could not. Read more...




UCLA researchers in the GLASS project used the Hubble telescope to capture the light spectrum of distant galaxies, and researchers used this data to find elements present in the first galaxies created right after the Big Bang. (NASA)

UCLA researchers observe faraway galaxies with GLASS project

UCLA researchers are examining the origins of the universe’s oldest galaxies through a joint project with NASA. The Grism Lens-Amplified Survey from Space uses NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to collect data about elements in faraway galaxies, said Tommaso Treu, principal investigator of the project and a physics and astronomy professor at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers in the GLASS project used the Hubble telescope to capture the light spectrum of distant galaxies, and researchers used this data to find elements present in the first galaxies created right after the Big Bang. (NASA)

UCLA researchers in the GLASS project used the Hubble telescope to capture the light spectrum of distant galaxies, and researchers used this data to find elements present in the first galaxies created right after the Big Bang. (NASA)