Sunday, July 21

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(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Illustrations Director)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Illustrations Director)

The UC’s contract with Elsevier, a publisher of over 2,500 scientific journals, expired Dec. 31. The UC ended negotiations with Elsevier on Feb. 28, after they had gone on for eight months. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The UC’s contract with Elsevier, a publisher of over 2,500 scientific journals, expired Dec. 31. The UC ended negotiations with Elsevier on Feb. 28, after they had gone on for eight months. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, which is housed by the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, provides care in neuropsychiatric and behavioral health. It received the highest honor for nursing in the country. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, which is housed by the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, provides care in neuropsychiatric and behavioral health. It received the highest honor for nursing in the country. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Jennie Wang/Daily Bruin)

Researchers develop more accurate method of determining age of death

UCLA researchers have developed a new tool to predict when someone will die, but don’t start planning your funeral yet. In a study published last month in the journal Aging, researchers in the lab of Steve Horvath, a professor of human genetics and biostatistics, developed a new method of predicting the population lifespans that is 14 percent more accurate than previous methods. Read more...

(Jennie Wang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA history professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam was named a laureate of the Dan David Prize, receiving $500,000 for his work studying the interrelations between South Asia and European imperial history from the late Middle Ages to the early modern period. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)
UCLA history professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam was named a laureate of the Dan David Prize, receiving $500,000 for his work studying the interrelations between South Asia and European imperial history from the late Middle Ages to the early modern period. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

(Pauline Ordonez/Daily Bruin)
(Pauline Ordonez/Daily Bruin)