Thursday, February 22


Brain mapping may help depressed

UCLA psychiatrists are using brain waves to predict their patients’ futures. A new study conducted by researchers at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute suggests that doctors may be able to analyze a clinically depressed patient’s brain wave activity. Read more...


Scientists at UCLA create stronger nano-sized fiber

Researchers at UCLA have taken an old method from a common spider and spun it into a new idea for creating stronger materials. The idea was to copy the approach spiders use in spinning a web and to apply this to a method for creating stronger nano-sized fiber materials, according to Thomas Hahn, mechanical and aerospace engineering professor at UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Frank Ko, a materials engineering professor from Drexel University. Read more...




Briefs

One twin has surgery; both in stable condition at UCLA Both Maria Teresa and Maria de Jesus Quiej Alvarez remain in serious condition with stable vital signs in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UCLA’s Mattel Children’s Hospital. Read more...