Wednesday, July 17

(Left-Right) Professors Khalid Jawed and John Hopkins are amongst UCLA researchers that are currently developing flexible materials and structures. These materials have myriad applications, from delivering drugs in the human body to making aircraft more efficient. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)
(Left-Right) Professors Khalid Jawed and John Hopkins are amongst UCLA researchers that are currently developing flexible materials and structures. These materials have myriad applications, from delivering drugs in the human body to making aircraft more efficient. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Scientists will have to grapple with improving the taste and feasibility of growing food in space, speakers said at a panel Tuesday. The event was hosted by Science and Food, a UCLA nonprofit organization which aims to promote knowledge of food science, as part of its annual speaker series. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)
Scientists will have to grapple with improving the taste and feasibility of growing food in space, speakers said at a panel Tuesday. The event was hosted by Science and Food, a UCLA nonprofit organization which aims to promote knowledge of food science, as part of its annual speaker series. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

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Erik Dutson, a general surgeon at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said he thinks robots reduce complications in surgery and make up for cost. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)
Erik Dutson, a general surgeon at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said he thinks robots reduce complications in surgery and make up for cost. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

George Slavich, one of the authors on the paper, said hostility is one of various factors that contribute to cognitive impairment. (Courtesy of George Slavich)
George Slavich, one of the authors on the paper, said hostility is one of various factors that contribute to cognitive impairment. (Courtesy of George Slavich)

This year’s Los Angeles Global Health Conference focused on the future of global health. Speakers at the conference presented on topics ranging from food access in Native American communities to surgical care in other countries. (Courtesy of Sim Beauchamp/LA Global Health Conference)
This year’s Los Angeles Global Health Conference focused on the future of global health. Speakers at the conference presented on topics ranging from food access in Native American communities to surgical care in other countries. (Courtesy of Sim Beauchamp/LA Global Health Conference)