Friday, May 25

Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. He also offered samples of honey from his collection, which consisted of honey from around the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Beekeeper makes a buzz with presentation on honeybees

A local beekeeper visited the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden on Thursday to share his experiences with making honey and raising healthy bees. Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event, titled “Making Honey in Los Angeles County: From Flower to Jar,” was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. Read more...

Photo: Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. He also offered samples of honey from his collection, which consisted of honey from around the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Eli Lichter-Marck of Eli’s Bees, a bee farm based in the Santa Monica Mountains, said the goal of his event was to share his passion for beekeeping with students. He also offered samples of honey from his collection, which consisted of honey from around the world. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative invited Manal Aboelata, managing director at Prevention Institute, and Marco Iacoboni, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and director of a neurology lab at UCLA, to speak about the significance of altruism. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

TEDxUCLA speakers discuss effects of altruism on brain, community

This article was updated May 1 at 10:05 p.m. Experts said stimulating certain regions of the brain can make an individual more generous at an event Tuesday night. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative invited Manal Aboelata, managing director at Prevention Institute, and Marco Iacoboni, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and director of a neurology lab at UCLA, to speak about the significance of altruism. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative invited Manal Aboelata, managing director at Prevention Institute, and Marco Iacoboni, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and director of a neurology lab at UCLA, to speak about the significance of altruism. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)


Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study shows rise in California children’s consumption of sugary drinks

More California children are drinking sugary beverages, according to a study released by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Researchers in the center observed and compiled data on the nutrition of children aged 2 to 11 from the California Health Interview Survey from 2003 to 2014. Read more...

Photo: Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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New study uses Google search history to track syphilis outbreaks

Google’s search history data can be used to target ads, personalize websites and now, according to UCLA researchers, track the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Sean Young, an associate professor at UCLA and executive director of the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology, collaborated with researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a new way to monitor the spread of syphilis using search data from Google Trends. Read more...

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Mote, a startup company that aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in public transportation, won first place in the Lowell Milken Law Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

UCLA law students win first place for carbon emission-combating startup

Two UCLA law students won $70,000 for creating a startup that recycles carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles into plastic. Mote, a startup company that aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in public transportation, won first place in the Lowell Milken Law Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs on April 11. Read more...

Photo: Mote, a startup company that aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in public transportation, won first place in the Lowell Milken Law Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Mote, a startup company that aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in public transportation, won first place in the Lowell Milken Law Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)



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