Thursday, December 12

Researchers in the molecular, cell and developmental biology professor Steve Jacobsen's lab designed proteins that can silence specific genes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New methods could make plants more resilient to climate changes, disease

UCLA researchers developed new methods to manipulate gene expression in plants, which could help make them resistant to climate change and plant-harming bacteria. In a study published February, researchers in molecular, cell and developmental biology professor Steve Jacobsen’s lab designed proteins that can silence specific genes. Read more...

Photo: Researchers in the molecular, cell and developmental biology professor Steve Jacobsen's lab designed proteins that can silence specific genes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Researchers in the molecular, cell and developmental biology professor Steve Jacobsen's lab designed proteins that can silence specific genes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Researchers in the lab of Mayank Mehta, a professor of neurology and neurobiology, placed rats in small cylindrical containers and used a projector to simulate a cubical room with distinct visual patterns on each wall. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Virtual reality testing on rats to reveal insights into human brain

UCLA researchers are developing virtual reality for rats to better understand human spatial perception. Researchers in the lab of Mayank Mehta, a professor of neurology and neurobiology, placed rats in small cylindrical containers and used a projector to simulate a cubical room with distinct visual patterns on each wall. Read more...

Photo: Researchers in the lab of Mayank Mehta, a professor of neurology and neurobiology, placed rats in small cylindrical containers and used a projector to simulate a cubical room with distinct visual patterns on each wall. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Researchers in the lab of Mayank Mehta, a professor of neurology and neurobiology, placed rats in small cylindrical containers and used a projector to simulate a cubical room with distinct visual patterns on each wall. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Members of the Rocket Project will experience a restructuring in order to improve safety in the club. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Rocket club refines safety protocol in response to accidents at other universities

UCLA faculty will now exercise greater control over a student-run rocket club due to safety concerns. New members of Rocket Project at UCLA will be required to go through a more formalized curriculum that will provide more structured instruction on rocketry and safety. Read more...

Photo: Members of the Rocket Project will experience a restructuring in order to improve safety in the club. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Members of the Rocket Project will experience a restructuring in order to improve safety in the club. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)


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