Friday, November 16

Professors and city officials explained what Los Angeles is doing to combat the urban heat island effect. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)
Professors and city officials explained what Los Angeles is doing to combat the urban heat island effect. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Counseling and Psychological Services collaborated with the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science to provide biweekly drop-in counseling sessions for engineering students. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Counseling and Psychological Services collaborated with the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science to provide biweekly drop-in counseling sessions for engineering students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Jae Su/Daily Bruin)
(Jae Su/Daily Bruin)

On the left, the pattern of movement for a sperm with an X chromosome, which will create a female fetus. On the right, a slightly different pattern of movement for a sperm with a Y chromosome, which will create a male fetus. (Courtesy of Mustafa Ugur Daloglu et. al./Nature Publishing Group)
On the left, the pattern of movement for a sperm with an X chromosome, which will create a female fetus. On the right, a slightly different pattern of movement for a sperm with a Y chromosome, which will create a male fetus. (Courtesy of Mustafa Ugur Daloglu et. al./Nature Publishing Group)

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board. (Daily Bruin file photo)
James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Emergency room doctors have seen numerous patients with minor injuries, such as sprains or fractures, as well as more serious injuries caused by e-scooters since their arrival in Westwood. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Injuries from electric scooter accidents surge while regulations are loosened

Emergency room doctors have seen an increase in scooter injuries as electric scooter use has increased in Westwood over the past few months. Mark Morocco, a faculty attending physician in the emergency department of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said he has seen numerous patients with minor injuries, such as sprains or fractures, as well as more serious injuries caused by e-scooters since their arrival in Westwood in January. Read more...

Emergency room doctors have seen numerous patients with minor injuries, such as sprains or fractures, as well as more serious injuries caused by e-scooters since their arrival in Westwood. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Alumnus Brent Wisner said Dewayne Johnson regularly used Roundup while working as a groundskeeper for Benicia Unified School District. He received a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma after two years of regular exposure. (Courtesy of Todd Cheney)
Alumnus Brent Wisner said Dewayne Johnson regularly used Roundup while working as a groundskeeper for Benicia Unified School District. He received a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma after two years of regular exposure. (Courtesy of Todd Cheney)


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