Imperial Valley News Center
Los Angeles, California - Among a competitive pool of 58 California public colleges, UCLA today won $2.5 million from the state’s Department of Finance. The award recognizes the innovation of the UCLA Teaching Schools Initiative and the work of UCLA and its Graduate School of Education and Information Studies to strengthen K-12 education and build stronger pathways from K-12 to college and career success.
Los Angeles, California - The differences between different tissues, such as brain and muscle, and between healthy and unhealthy human cells are largely defined by changes in the abundance of proteins in the cells. Transcription - the process that governs the flow of genetic information from DNA to RNA - was long believed to play the dominant role in determining the quantity of proteins in a cell. But over the past decade, many studies have claimed that in animals, differences in the rate at which RNA is translated into proteins are a more important factor.
Los Angeles, California - Latinos are the largest ethnic minority group in the United States, and it’s expected that by 2050 they will comprise almost 30 percent of the U.S. population. Yet they are also the most underserved by health care and health insurance providers.
Washington, DC - World Water Day is a day to celebrate one of the planet’s most precious resources, fresh water. But that resource is being rapidly depleted.
Los Angeles, California - UCLA cancer researchers have found that a new triple combination therapy shows promising signs of more effectively controlling advanced melanoma than previous treatments and also with fewer side effects.
Los Angeles, California - More than a million young stars are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy near our own, an international team of astronomers has discovered.
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