LOS ANGELES (AP) - County prosecutors say a University of California, Los Angeles chemistry professor has been ordered to stand trial after a fire in his lab caused the death of a 23-year-old research assistant. A district attorney's statement Friday says Judge Lisa Lench ordered 43-year-old Patrick Harran to be... more »
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Brett Hundley, Johnathan Franklin and the rest of the UCLA Bruins bounced back from a tough defeat, beating Colorado 42-14 Saturday night in their first trip to Boulder since 2003. Hundley threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for two scores as the... more »
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Prince threw for 225 yards and hit tight end Joseph Fauria with two of his career-high four touchdown passes, and UCLA moved within one victory of an improbable Pac-12 South title with a 45-6 win over Colorado on Saturday night. Johnathan Franklin rushed for 162... more »
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - One of the biggest streaks in sports now belongs to the UConn women's basketball team. The No. 1-ranked Huskies topped the 88-game winning streak by John Wooden's UCLA men's team from 1971-74, beating No. 22 Florida State 93-62 on Tuesday night. Maya Moore had a double-double... more »
A popular sweetener has been linked to faster cancer cell growth.
Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center found that fructose caused pancreatic cancer cells to divide and grow more quickly. The findings of their study are reported in the journal Cancer Research.
Americans' consumption of high fructose... more »
Biologists working with the owner of a western Colorado ranch are trying to determine if a pack of wolves has settled there.
Biologists consulting for the High Lonesome Ranch north of DeBeque, about 200 miles west of Denver, say they have seen signs of wolves. They sent animal droppings... more »
You've heard that being overweight puts you at risk for all kinds of health problems. But a recent study links obesity with memory loss!
Researchers at UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh say, as a result, being obese or even overweight puts you at much higher risk for Alzheimer's.... more »
A female UCLA student is hospitalized after a fellow pupil slashed her throat in a chemistry lab. The suspect was arrested after UCLA police got a call about the stabbing in Young Hall on the south side of the campus at about 12:20 p.m. yesterday. Both the victim and the... more »