Wednesday, September 19

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...