Monday, August 20

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Illustrations director)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Illustrations director)

Researchers found that patients treated by older surgeons had lower death rates within 30 days of their procedures than those treated by younger surgeons. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)
Researchers found that patients treated by older surgeons had lower death rates within 30 days of their procedures than those treated by younger surgeons. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The researchers identified two hormones, NOTUM, secreted from the liver, and Lipocalin-5, secreted from fat tissue, that speed up the metabolism of fat in mice, according to a university press release. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The researchers identified two hormones, NOTUM, secreted from the liver, and Lipocalin-5, secreted from fat tissue, that speed up the metabolism of fat in mice, according to a university press release. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA alumnus, Nobel laureate speaks on cells, open-access research

A UCLA alumnus and Nobel laureate shared his latest research on RNA sorting into exosomes at a seminar Wednesday. More than 250 people packed into an auditorium in Geffen Hall to listen to Randy Schekman, who shared the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering a set of genes required for intracellular transportation of molecules in sacs called vesicles. Read more...

(Daily Bruin file photo)

The treatment is a form of chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy, in which a synthetic gene is added to T cells that recognize infectious substances and mount an immune response.
 (Daily Bruin file photo)
The treatment is a form of chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy, in which a synthetic gene is added to T cells that recognize infectious substances and mount an immune response.
 (Daily Bruin file photo)

Researchers used new chemical imaging techniques to analyze the pigments on "Portrait of a Woman," which is currently at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. (courtesy of John Delaney)
Researchers used new chemical imaging techniques to analyze the pigments on "Portrait of a Woman," which is currently at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. (courtesy of John Delaney)

(Illustration by Rachel Zhu/Daily Bruin).
(Illustration by Rachel Zhu/Daily Bruin).


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