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Wine glass UC San Diego

Happy hour: A second drink linked to staying sharp in old age, new study finds

Older adults with moderate regular alcohol intake found more likely to live to 85 without dementia.

Wai Wai Nu Berkeley Law

From political prisoner to international inspiration

Wai Wai Nu intends to use her Berkeley Law education to reform the government in her home country of Burma.

UCLA Majorana particle

UCLA-led research offers clearest evidence yet of long-sought Majorana particle

Finding could provide the vehicle for carrying ‘qubits’ of data in quantum computing.

UCLA Billboard study

How Billboard misses out on what people actually want to hear

Major record companies push antisocial messages but consumers are open to other options.

Lim Knowland UC San Diego

Brain circuits that express depression successfully altered

Neuroscientists alleviate or reverse social withdrawal and helplessness behavior in a new study.

UCSF traumatic brain injury

Drug reverses memory failure caused by traumatic brain injury

Brain-injured mice perform as well as normal mice on memory tests after treatment.

UCLA organization brain

Why do some people prefer order, and others thrive in uncertainty?

A new study suggests changes in two brain regions could be responsible for attitudes related to risk.

UC San Diego familiar faces

Why a familiar face is a friendlier one

Our emotional perception is profoundly altered when we already know someone.

UC Riverside water brine

Providing clean water for a growing population

A new method to squeeze every drop from brine will alleviate water shortages in arid regions.

UCLA student group

Students of all races feel safer in ethnically diverse middle schools, new report says

Groundbreaking study shows diversity's wide range of benefits in education.

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