A UCLA researcher is working to improve doctors’ abilities to detect tumors.
Mona Jarrahi, an electrical engineering associate professor and principal investigator of the Terahertz Electronics Laboratory, developed a new technology that converts light into high-powered radiation waves, called terahertz waves.
UCLA researchers will participate in a new science and technology center funded by the National Science Foundation.
John Miao, professor of physics and astronomy, and his team of researchers, will work in the new Science and Technology Center on Real-Time Functional Imaging, or STC.
An Ashe Center urgent care clinic that opened in spring has received positive feedback from students.
Since its opening in late March, the ASAP Clinic has had more than 4,000 visits from students, said June Hu, data and applications manager for the Ashe Center.
Five students received an $18,000 grant in early May to install a storm water capture system on the UCLA campus.
Students on UCLA’s Sustainability Action Research’s Resilience Team plan to build a 200,000-gallon capture system that could save 1.22 million gallons of water per year, said Austin Park, a team leader and third-year civil and environmental engineering student.
Veronica Santos has been working to improve medical mechanical devices since she injured her elbow during a high school basketball game. Santos said the accident helped her realize the importance of research in upper limb prosthetics.
A team of civil engineering students will have seven minutes to place metal rods into an intricate, wooden structure. When they finish, the building must withstand an earthquake simulated by a shake table.
UCLA and Westwood community members voiced concerns about transportation and parking associated with the planned Geffen Academy at a public meeting Thursday.
On Feb. 10, UCLA released a Draft Initial Study that concluded the upcoming school may increase traffic congestion in the area, but did not predict other environmental impacts.
UCLA researchers have found being in a relationship on Valentine’s Day isn’t necessarily a good thing.
Scientists have long known feelings of loneliness negatively impact individuals’ health, but have more recently begun to explore how social support can do the same.
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