Wednesday, November 14

UCLA researchers test new cancer model

UCLA researchers may soon be able to coax human genes into stopping a cancer before it starts. Scientists at UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center have created a genetically engineered breed of mice which they can now use to test drugs to combat three common types of lymphoma. Read more...



Report gives consumers low grade on water reuse

The water drinkers of Southern California haven’t quite been making the grade. The UCLA Institute of the Environment recently published its fifth annual Southern California Environmental Report Card, which discusses water treatment and recycling, along with three other local environmental issues of concern. Read more...


Shifting stars skew zodiac signs

The sky is falling for some astrologists, but many are simply not looking up. According to some experts, the Sidereal zodiac, which follows the exact location of the constellations in relation to the Earth, is so inaccurate that, for example, those who have been reading the Gemini horoscope their entire life should actually be reading it for Taurus. Read more...


Know the facts, protect yourself from HIV/AIDS

A common misconception among college-age students is that they are in a low risk group for HIV infection; the opposite is in fact true. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that at least half of all new cases of HIV infection are among people under the age of 25, and most of this group is infected sexually. Read more...



Briefs

New center to study stress and diseases in women UCLA was awarded $3.75 million by the National Institute of Health to create a new national research center, the Center for Neurovisceral Sciences and Women’s Health. Read more...



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