Researchers convert stem cells to nerve cells, enabled with sense of touch

Researchers at UCLA have converted stem cells to nerve cells, that can enable the sense of touch.

Device created to store solar energy, run hydrogen fuel cell cars

Scientists have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars.


Sleep-deprivation and being drunk equally influence our brain: Study

Lack of adequate sleep exerts a similar influence on our brain as drinking too much, a study has found.

UCLA gunman Mainak Sarkar killed estranged wife before campus attack

Mainak Sarkar, who hails from West Bengal, shot dead his wife Ashley Hasti before killing UCLA professor William Klug.

Who is Mainak Sarkar, the man behind the UCLA shooting

Sarkar shot and killed Professor William Klug, 39, in the UCLA engineering building before killing himself on Wednesday — an attack that prompted a two-hour lockdown of UCLA’s sprawling campus.

UCLA murder-suicide gunman had planned third killing, police say

Prior to his time at UCLA, from 2003 to 2005 Sarkar attended Stanford University, where he received a master's degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering


Slain UCLA professor's wife pays him tribute

Mary Elise Klug says she is grateful for the outpouring of support from UCLA and elsewhere for what she calls an indescribable loss.

UCLA shooter's 'kill list' had dead Minnesota woman, 2 professors

The attack came after Mainak Sarkar, 38, had composed a "kill list" with the names of the woman and two UCLA professors, police Chief Charlie Beck said.

The Writer’s Dharma

For UR Ananthamurthy, Sanskrit and bhasha, town and country, ancient and modern, were simultaneous realities.

James Franco plans online filmmaking class

James Franco is currently teaching graduate filmmaking and screenwriting classes at Ucla in Los Angeles.

UCLA Photos

UCLA murder-suicide: Shock, fear as cops swarm campus

Two men are dead, and authorities found a gun and what might be a suicide note.