Electron microscope view of a virus

Biology’s Lost Children

What are viruses, really? And where did they come from? UCLA's Chemistry and Biochemistry department is pushing the boundaries of virology, and helping to answer that question once and for all.

A picture of profess Edward Young of UCLA’s Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department.

Edward Young Wins 2024 J. Lawrence Smith Medal

Young has deepened our understanding of the history of the solar system and its place in the galaxy through his extensive contributions to both experimental and theoretical meteoritics and solar system research.

Janine Baijnath-Rodino

Q&A With Atmospheric Scientist

Professor Baijnath-Rodin answers questions about the importance of climate science today, opportunities for undergraduates in AOS’s unique climate science major, and the growing importance of effective science communication