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February 27, 2013
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UCLA Scientists Develop New Therapeutics that Could Accelerate Wound Healing

In “before” and “after” photos from advertisements for wound-healing ointments, bandages and antibiotic creams, we see an injury transformed from an inflamed red gash to smooth and flawless skin. What we don’t appreciate is the vital role that our own … Continue reading

March 14, 2012
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Another World, Magnified

UA undergraduate researcher Ersilia Anghel has been collecting artistic photographs of minerals, plants, animals and humans, illustrating the intersections between the arts and sciences. Scientists and artists have long collaborated to produce illustrative images and paintings of medical procedures, human … Continue reading

July 31, 2011
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Unexpected Discovery on Hormone Secretion

A team of geneticists at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), directed by Dr. Jacques Drouin, made an unexpected discovery on hormone secretion. Contrary to common belief, the researchers found that pituitary cells are organized in structured networks. … Continue reading

July 20, 2011
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Neurosurgeon’s Rare Skills Saved a Haitian Priest’s Life

On April 26, Dr. Ketan Bulsara, using state-of-the-art technology, threaded a catheter less than one centimeter in width from the femoral artery in Norbert Tibeau’s thigh into an aneurysm in his brain. The aneurysm had grown to a diameter of … Continue reading