Researchers at UCLA and other Los Angeles institutions found that immigrant mothers of Korean American children with autism face unique difficulties when seeking diagnosis and support services for their kids.
UCLA researchers have developed new nanotechnology that can be used to regenerate bone in patients facing bone loss.
In a study published in September, the researchers found that simultaneously altering the expression levels of two genes related to bone formation led to increased production of a protein that forms bones called BMP-2, said Dr.
Chloe Alviz had tried out multiple pre-health clubs during the start of her time at UCLA, but she struggled to find the right fit.
When searching for career resources, the fourth-year human biology and society student found the panels she attended through various pre-health clubs rarely represented her intended career as a genetic counselor, a job in which practitioners provide information about how genetic conditions may affect a patient and their family.
UCLA researchers found that urban birds share common characteristics that may help them adapt to urban environments.
The study, which was published May 8, found that birds in urban areas tend to be associated with certain traits such as smaller body sizes, more generalized diets and a larger number of eggs laid, said Morgan Tingley, a co-author of the study and an associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.
UCLA researchers have come up with a method to create foldable origami robots that can evaluate and respond to their environment.
Previously, roboticists mainly made only the bodies of these robots by using origami folding methods and then added materials such as silicon-based computer chips for advanced functions, said Wenzhong Yan, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering and lead author of the paper.
UCLA researchers collected data with the James Webb Space Telescope to characterize distant galaxies, revealing new information and challenging previously held ideas such as the age of the earliest galaxies.
UCLA researchers have developed a wearable patch that could continuously measure drug concentrations in the bloodstream, helping doctors quickly deliver precise doses of drugs.
The study, published Sept.
This post was updated Sept. 5 at 8:40 p.m.
UCLA researchers have created models using artificial learning that can be used to quickly identify the drugs involved in overdose deaths.
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