Garg lab synthesizes ocean-based molecule using cyclic allene intermediate

1 week ago

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A team of UCLA researchers, led by Professor Neil Garg, have created the first synthetic version of a molecule recently discovered in a sea sponge that has antioxidant properties. To […]

Garg lab synthesizes ocean-based molecule using cyclic allene intermediate
January 20

Tiny implantable device designed by UCLA scientists helps kill cancer

3 weeks ago

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Professor Louis Bouchard is part of an interdisciplinary UCLA research team that has designed a tiny implantable device they call a SymphNode, which is designed to keep regulatory T cells […]

Tiny implantable device designed by UCLA scientists helps kill cancer
January 6

UCLA-developed soft brain probe could be a boon for depression research

3 weeks ago

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A team of UCLA scientists, engineers, and alumni has developed a soft brain probe, whose sensors can detect fluctuations in neurotransmitters continuously and that promises extended monitoring with reduced brain […]

UCLA-developed soft brain probe could be a boon for depression research
January 6

CNSI Noble Fund researchers work to develop advance photonics for applications such as AI and image capture.

2 months ago

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Professor Xiangfeng Duan is co-leader of a team that is working to advance photonics — energy-efficient technologies that use particles of light in place of the electrons used in electronics […]

CNSI Noble Fund researchers work to develop advance photonics for applications such as AI and image capture.
December 12

Iron induces chronic heart failure in half of heart attack survivors, according to landmark study

3 months ago

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Professor Louis Bouchard is part of a team of researchers who have identified that iron drives the formation of fatty tissue in the heart and leads to chronic heart failure […]

November 3

Fundamental study determines Pt surface hydronium pKa and reveals correlation with HER kinetics

3 months ago

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A research collaboration between Professor Xiangfeng Duan’s group in the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Professor Yu Huang’s group in the UCLA Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and […]

October 20

Chemists make strides toward a marijuana breath analyzer

4 months ago

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Professor Neil Garg and postdoc alumnus Dr. Eva Darzi, now CEO of ElecraTect, Inc., are heading a team of researchers who are testing a “cannabinoid fuel cell” that provides a […]

October 6

How the secrets of the ‘water bear’ could improve lifesaving drugs like insulin

4 months ago

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Inspired by a microscopic animal’s ability to survive and aided by UCLA’s Innovation Fund, Professor Heather Maynard is leading a team of researchers to invent a polymer with the potential […]

October 6