Friday, October 19

Fever delays twin’s release

Guatemalan twin Maria Teresa Quiej Alvarez, formerly conjoined at the head to her sister, was to be released from Mattel Children’s Hospital July 3, but doctors decided against that action when a fever was detected. Read more...


Briefs

SARS cases have been contained worldwide The World Health Organization has declared that the severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic has been contained after Taiwan, the last affected region, had not reported a new case since June 15. Read more...




Bruins drink less than UC, national averages

The use of alcohol is widespread on college campuses, including UCLA. The abuse of alcohol, however, is not, health officials say. “The truth is, the majority of students who consume alcohol in college don’t have any problems with it,” said Pamela Viele, director of health education for the Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center. Read more...


Science grads look to future

Pomp and circumstance, job market and real world. At the end of this week, that will be the turning point faced by thousands of students graduating with degrees in the life, physical and mechanical sciences. Read more...


Students enrich studies through research

From examining the soil to solving problems in space travel, graduating UCLA students have been involved in research in the sciences. Fifth-year aerospace engineering and physics student Robert Lobbia started his freshman year doing research which involved increasing fuel efficiency for turbo jet engines. Read more...



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