Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by UCLA Life Scientists
Los Angeles, California - Plants all over the world are more sensitive to drought than many experts realized, according to a new study by scientists at UCLA and China’s Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden. The research will improve predictions of which plant species will survive the increasingly intense droughts associated with global climate change.
- Written by Bill Kisliuk
Los Angeles, California - A team of researchers from UCLA and Architected Materials that is developing breakthrough technology to reduce the number and severity of head injuries to football players today was named a winner of the Head Health Challenge II.
- Written by Shelley Wiseman
Los Angeles, California - Community colleges are controversial. They often are praised for offering affordable and accessible post-secondary education, but also criticized for steering disadvantaged youth away from attending four-year institutions.
- Written by Leslie Ridgeway
Los Angeles, California - New research from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) bolsters evidence that exposure to tobacco smoke and near-roadway air pollution contribute to the development of obesity.
- Written by Robert Perkins
Los Angeles, California - As baby boomers reach their sunset years, shifting nationwide demographics with them, the financial burden of Alzheimer’s disease on the United States will skyrocket from $307 billion annually to $1.5 trillion, USC researchers announced Tuesday.
- Written by Clifton B. Parker
Stanford, California - Reducing class sizes and reforming grading systems may help reduce the gender gap in professional school settings, according to a new Stanford study.
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