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the National Institutes of Health as part of an initiative targeting the most difficult-to-solve medical cases and looking for ways of diagnosing rare genetic disorders.
Trinidad and Tobago native Janette Briceno complains that her supervisor joked she wanted to wear a noose around her neck.
The finding is being characterized as a major advancement in Parkinson's disease research.
In 2002, David Geffen made a $200 million gift to UCLA's medical school, the largest to a U.S. medical school.
"These are the first data we know of that link brain responses to actual sexual risk behaviors," said a researcher.
Evelyn Blumenberg is being called a "Champion for Change" for her work studying the travel behavior of low income adults.
UCLA's largest faculty group, which has authority over curriculum changes, has repeatedly rejected the idea.
The university announced it will return the initial $425,000 payment Sterling made, and will not accept the balance of the money.
Children with social connections -- even just one friend -- are at less risk of suffering severe symptoms after being bullied, said study author Jaana Juvonen, a UCLA professor of psychology
Children have to "change their perception about how they see themselves," she says.
A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
National Assessment of Educational Progress ranks state students 36th in the U.S.
A big change is underway in the world of American education.
A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
To exempt a child from required vaccinations, a parent and a doctor must sign the new Personal Belief Exemption form under a state law that takes effect Jan. 1.
Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.