The moon was formed by a violent, head-on collision between the early Earth and a “planetary embryo” called Theia approximately 100 million years after the Earth formed, UCLA geochemists and colleagues report. Read more...
UCLA biochemists have devised a clever way to make a variety of useful chemical compounds, which could lead to the production of biofuels and new pharmaceuticals. Read more...
When a tiny worm used frequently as a model in aging studies more than doubled its life span, UCLA Biochemists initially thought the life was due to... Read More
Chemist Sarah Tolbert explores how size and structure can be used to create change in the properties of materials... Read More
The day Kristen Corbosiero started her postdoctoral train- ing at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado... Read More
Using images from the NASA THEMIS mission, a UCLA research team has identified new and dramatic phenomena associated with the aurora borealis. Read More
Statistics professor Song-Chu Zhu studies artificial intelligence to help computers understand one of the most challenging skills of all... Read More
NASA’s ﬁrst-ever moon temperature-mapping effort, led by UCLA planetary scientist David Paige, has returned its ﬁrst... Read More
Jorge Torres in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry works to understand the cell processes that lead to cancer. Read More
Robert Cousins of UCLA's Department of Physics & Astronomy played a lead role in one of the Large Hadron Collider's main experiments. Read More