UCLA

WADA Lifts Partial Suspension of UCLA Laboratory

Photo Courtesy: PH2 Jim Watson<p>The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and <b>Sir Craig Reedie</b>, chairman of WADA’s Executive Committee recently approved …

World Anti-Doping Agency

Article Wrongfully Asserts That Brookings Survey Was Contradicted

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education asked respondents a very different question.

UCLA defense bracing for heavy dose of scrambling by Arizona QBs

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> — UCLA is taking Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez at his word.<p>The Wildcats’ depth chart lists Khalil Tate or Brandon Dawkins as the …

Texas A&M

Thaler’s nudging workers towards better retirements is already in play

New York — If you have a pension plan at work, there’s a good chance you’re saving more for retirement because of Richard Thaler.<p>The Nobel Prize for …

Business (South Africa)

Read These Five Papers to Understand Thaler's Nobel-Winning Work

People act irrationally, a fact economists long ignored. Richard Thaler, winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in economics, has made a career of fixing …

Behavior

Vote For Your Favorite Food Around UCLA's Campus

You bring the study, we'll bring the snacks.<p>This fall we're back and throwing THE study break event of the semester on UCLA's campus, called …

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

Parenting

Second Amendment Rights Have Limits, Despite What Republicans Say

Congressman Steve Scalise claims there are no limits to gun rights. But that's not how most experts read the Second Amendment.

Gun Control

ASU Volleyball: Devils look to regroup against UCLA

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 09: Arizona State Sun Devils mascot Sparky the Sun Devil performs during the team's quarterfinal game of the Pac-12 Basketball …

College Basketball

Breast-cancer death rate drops almost 40 percent, saving 322,000 lives, study says

Breast cancer death rates declined almost 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 deaths, the American Cancer Society reported Tuesday.<p>Breast cancer death rates increased by 0.4 percent per year from 1975 to 1989, according to the study. After that, mortality rates decreased rapidly, for …

Cancer

Another tragedy but a new tone: Trump calls for unity after Las Vegas massacre

In the face of the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, President Trump appeared Monday at something of a loss for words.<p>“I know we are searching for some kind of meaning in the chaos, some kind of light in the darkness,” Trump said in morning remarks from the Diplomatic Room of the White …

Politics

Investigation Fallout: UCLA Could Get 5-Star Official Visitor This Weekend

UCLA could immediately benefit from the fallout of the FBI investigation into college basketball recruiting with a visit from a five-star …

College Basketball

Demographic history, selection and functional diversity of the canine genome.

2017 Sep 25. doi: 10.1038/nrg.2017.67. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research …

DNA

After Knocking Off Oregon, No. 13 UCLA Women’s Volleyball Hosts No. 6 Washington

The Bruins haven’t triumphed over the Huskies since 2012.UCLA women’s volleyball is accustomed to playing nationally ranked teams, as they have …

College Basketball

Appeals court order blocks enforcement of D.C.’s strict concealed carry law

D.C. officials will not be able to enforce the city’s strict limits on carrying concealed firearms on the streets of the nation’s capital under a court order issued Thursday.<p>The brief statement from a federal appeals court in Washington is the latest setback for the District’s efforts to restrict …

Judiciary

How Earth’s hellish birth deprived us of silver and gold

Earth should have a lot more gold and silver than it does. These elements are strewn throughout the solar system, but they're relatively rare here. Now scientists say they think they know why: because of our planet's hellish birth.<p>In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature, Oxford …

News (U.S.)

Colorado Buffaloes opponent watch: 5 things to know about UCLA

Colorado (3-1) aims to rebound from its Pac-12 opening loss to Washington, but faces a stiff road test at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at UCLA (2-2). Here are …

College Football

UCLA football not pointing fingers after loss to Stanford

PALO ALTO — The four white walls could not shield Jim Mora. The jubilant cheers of Stanford players and fans celebrating their 10th straight victory …

College Football

Many college students clueless about Constitution

CLOSE<p>Freedom of speech was embodied on the streets of downtown Boston as thousands of protestors and counter-protestors voiced their stance on race …

Des Moines

Students like free speech as long as they like the speech

If they disagree with what you say, about half of America’s college students believe they have right to prevent you from saying it.<p>That’s just one of the eye-opening, jaw-dropping findings in a stunning new survey conducted by John Villasenor, a senior fellow at Brookings Institution and a public …

Education

The Bell Tolls For Liberty On Campus

Posted: Sep 22, 2017 12:01 AM<p>You may have once had doubts that the American left has spent decades feeding a weed that would grow to strangle …

Conservative View

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

Parenting

Lorenz Center Live Webcast

Speaker: Kerry A. Emanuel, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center<br>Wednesday, September 20, to <br>Location: …

Climate Change

UCLA’s new solid-state fridge tech could make air conditioning obsolete

There are plenty of cool wearables, but there are very few <i>cool</i> wearables, if you catch what we’re saying. That’s a problem that’s now been rectified …

Inventions

College Students Are Hostile Toward Free Speech

Catherine Rampell, writing for The Washington Post:<p>Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise …

John Gruber

A Solid-State Fridge in Your Pocket

Electrocaloric effect turns exotic plastics into silent, efficient cooling devices Photo: UCLA EngineeringUCLA and SRI's solid-state chiller cools a …

Engineering

UCLA official: Seven ways colleges hinder diversity through their financial aid

BOSTON — Many colleges say they want to diversify their campuses. They say they want more first-generation students, more from low-income families, more from underrepresented minority backgrounds.<p>But their financial aid policies often get in the way of those goals — or even undermine them.<p>That was …

Students

Game Week: UCLA vs. Memphis Full Preview

We preview the UCLA vs. Memphis game, where the fans should be in for a wildly fun shootout...<p>To continue reading, subscribe now for VIP Access. Are …

Memphis

Texas A&M awarded $35 million grant to improve diabetes, heart disease monitoring

WASHINGTON — The National Science Foundation has selected Texas A&M University to lead one of its prestigious engineering research centers — part of …

Texas A&M

Men Suffer from Postpartum Depression Too—but No One Is Talking About It

In recent years, women and their caregivers have made recognition and treatment of postpartum depression disorder (PPD) a priority—including …

Depression