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How severe is the western drought? See for yourself

June 13, 2021 11:28 am

Across the region, reservoir levels are near record lows and mountain snowpack, which slowly releases water in the spring and summer, is largely depleted.

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

January 12, 2018 8:25 pm

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

November 21, 2017 6:39 pm

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

November 09, 2017 7:37 pm

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

June 03, 2016 9:24 pm

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

June 03, 2016 12:14 pm

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

June 03, 2016 8:37 am

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

June 03, 2016 8:11 am

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

June 03, 2016 6:00 am

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

September 17, 2014 10:26 am

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


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

June 02, 2016 10:14 am

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