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Prostate cancer stem cells are a moving target, evolve

UCLA researchers have discovered how prostate cancer stem cells evolve as the disease progresses, a finding that could help point the way to more...

Kids whose bond with mother was disrupted early in life show...

Children who experience profound neglect have been found to be more prone to a behavior known as "indiscriminate friendliness," characterized by an inappropriate willingness...

Radiologists study structure of mysterious sea ‘monster’

"Wow, that’s one big fish!" That was the reaction of everyone at UCLA’s Translational Research Imaging Center when a monster fish story became reality in...

Two-step method shows promise in fighting pancreatic cancer

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new technique for fighting deadly and hard-to-treat pancreatic cancer that uses two different types...

Dogs likely originated in Europe more than 18,000 years ago: Study

Wolves likely were domesticated by European hunter–gatherers more than 18,000 years ago and gradually evolved into dogs that became household pets, UCLA life scientists...

Why social connection is as important as food and shelter

Facebook and gossip might seem like a waste of time, but they actually serve a basic human need. A growing body of research shows that...

High-fat, high-calorie diet linked to pancreas cancer

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that mice made obese by high-calorie, high-fat diets develop abnormally high numbers of lesions known...

Engineers develop a stretchable, foldable transparent electronic display

Imagine an electronic display nearly as clear as a window, or a curtain that illuminates a room, or a smartphone screen that doubles in...

Smartphone ‘microscope’ can detect a single virus, nanoparticles

Your smartphone now can see what the naked eye cannot: A single virus and bits of material less than one-thousandth of the width of...

Tracking criminal movement using math

One way to study criminal behavior and predict a criminal’s next move is by analyzing his or her movement. Several mathematical models have addressed...

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