Tuesday, August 21


(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Life Sciences forms new committee to help students navigate core classes

A new committee will gather student feedback to improve the curriculum for core life science classes. Navi Sidhu, an undergraduate representative for Associated Students UCLA, said he created the Life Science Core Student Advisory and Communication Committee on May 29, with the approval of Dean of UCLA Life Sciences Victoria Sork, to increase collaboration between Life Sciences Core Education administrators and students. Read more...

Photo: (Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)

(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)

UCLA researchers tag baby junco birds to monitor the species' behavior and genetics. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Student researchers study urban effects on UCLA’s dark-eyed juncos

Three student researchers crouched across from the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center, cradling baby birds roughly the size of a large peanut. “They’re opening their mouths; they must be hungry,” said Ellie Diamant, a graduate student in biology. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers tag baby junco birds to monitor the species' behavior and genetics. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA researchers tag baby junco birds to monitor the species' behavior and genetics. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)


A doctor at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center had his medical license suspended due to allegations of sexual harassment when he worked at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.(Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA doctor suspended after allegations of sexual harassment at prior job

A UCLA cardiologist had his medical license suspended due to allegations of sexual harassment when he worked at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. An administrative law judge ruled this week that Guillermo Andres Cortes, a doctor at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and former doctor at the L.A. Read more...

Photo: A doctor at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center had his medical license suspended due to allegations of sexual harassment when he worked at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.(Daily Bruin file photo)

A doctor at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center had his medical license suspended due to allegations of sexual harassment when he worked at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.(Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers 3D printed tissue that could be used in implants. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Researchers invent device to synthesize tissue that could be used in transplants

UCLA bioengineers developed a device that uses 3D printing technology to create artificial tissue that could be used during transplants. A team of researchers led by Ali Khademhosseini, an engineering professor at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, discovered a technology that can print tissue using multiple materials. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers 3D printed tissue that could be used in implants. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA researchers 3D printed tissue that could be used in implants. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

(Hanna Rashidi/Daily Bruin contributor)

Campus Queries: How does stress affect your immune system?

Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer. While students may feel discouraged from going out and relaxing during finals week, taking a study break could prevent long-term damage caused by high stress levels, according to research by Rita Effros, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: (Hanna Rashidi/Daily Bruin contributor)

(Hanna Rashidi/Daily Bruin contributor)


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