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Artificial intelligence device identifies objects at the speed of light

A team of UCLA electrical and computer engineers has created a physical artificial neural network -- a device modeled on how the human brain...

‘Unnatural selection’ in popular Panamanian seafood

Like most residents of Panama's Isla Colón, UCLA archaeologist Thomas Wake has enjoyed more than a few plates of Caribbean fighting conch in the...

More accurate data on thousands of years of climate change

Using a cutting-edge research technique, UCLA researchers have reconstructed the temperature history of a region that plays a major role in determining climate around...

Black boys viewed as older, less innocent than whites

Police likelier to use force against black children when officers 'dehumanize' blacks, study says Black boys as young as 10 may not be viewed in...

Engineers increases power efficiency for future computer processors

Have you ever wondered why your laptop or smartphone feels warm when you're using it? That heat is a byproduct of the microprocessors in...

Is West Nile virus coming to your town?

Since its introduction to the U.S. in 1999, West Nile virus has spread rapidly across North America, threatening wildlife populations and posing a serious...

Twitter ‘big data’ can be used to monitor HIV and drug-related...

Studying link between HIV, drug use could help prevention, detection efforts Real-time social media like Twitter could be used to track HIV incidence and drug-related...

Tylenol during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children

Acetaminophen, found in over-the-counter products such as Excedrin and Tylenol, provides many people with relief from headaches and sore muscles. When used appropriately, it...

New data compression outperforms, enhances JPEG

In creating an entirely new way to compress data, a team of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science...

L.A. ‘hoods show big differences in transit-related air pollution

UCLA researchers pitted four Los Angeles neighborhoods head-to-head to compare their air pollution levels and found that while more affluent neighborhoods generally fared better,...

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