A recent study by Los Angeles researchers found that historic redlining practices contributed to the development of distinct bird communities throughout LA.
By aligning census and mapping data from the 1940s to the present with current bird and vegetation distribution data, the researchers demonstrated that greenlined areas, which historically had more green space, tend to have more birds that associate with natural habitat features.
Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer.
Q: Why have sea lions been biting people in Southern California?
UCLA Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence is inviting the public to help look for aliens.
As part of the group’s community science project, “Are we alone in the universe?”, members of the public analyze radio waves captured by the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia – the largest fully steerable telescope on Earth – and identify unique patterns in the waves that may indicate extraterrestrial life.
A group of around 20 UCLA ecology and evolutionary biology professors, graduate student teaching assistants and undergraduate students spent more than three weeks conducting research in the Peruvian Amazon basin.
UCLA Health received a $25.3 million, two-year grant from the state of California to expand the efforts of the Homeless Healthcare Collaborative program, which provides free mobile health care to the local population of people experiencing homelessness.
High-tech and Neurological Disorders at UCLA, a student-run organization, hosted an awareness event Thursday to educate the community on neurodegenerative disorders.
The two-hour Neurodegenerative Disorders Awareness Night – hosted in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center’s Tamkin Auditorium – featured seven speakers in a series of short presentations and panels, along with various educational and interactive booths.
In a joint effort, three groups of UCLA and Stanford students participating in the Japan-America Innovators of Medicine program have prototyped various medical devices to tackle challenges associated with dementia.
This post was updated Jan. 12 at 11:44 p.m.
A recent UCLA study proposed that a certain stage of sleep has evolved to allow animals to maintain the baseline brain temperature required for them to stay alert.
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