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In our digital world, are young people losing the ability to read emotions?

Stuart Wolpert | August 21, 2014

Children’s social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use of digital media, according to a UCLA psychology study. 759 more words

Behavior Modification

Judge Rules Against NCAA in UCLA Case; Says Athletes Can Sell Name, Likeness

A federal judge on Friday ruled in favor of a former UCLA college basketball star who sued to end the NCAA’s control over the rights to college athletes’ names, images and likenesses. 522 more words

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Glucose deprivation activates feedback loop that kills cancer cells, UCLA study shows

29 JUN 2012

Compared to normal cells, cancer cells have a prodigious appetite for glucose, the result of a shift in cell metabolism known as aerobic glycolysis or the “Warburg effect.” Researchers focusing on this effect as a possible target for cancer therapies have examined how biochemical signals present in cancer cells regulate the altered metabolic state. 551 more words

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[VIDEO] KABC Gets Pranked!

From our Los Angeles Bureau, ABC7 reporter Robert Holguin sends us this link: ABC 7 gets pranked during coverage of a water main break in… 21 more words

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UCLA Flood: Sunset Blvd. Could Reopen Friday; Cleanup Continues on Campus

DWP officials were hoping to have Sunset Boulevard open by Friday night after a 93-year-old water main burst under the street near UCLA, causing a massive flood that inundated several structures on the Westwood campus and prompted the closure of the busy thoroughfare. 1,209 more words

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Top 10 Ways College Makes You Dumb

Let’s go ahead and start by saying there’s nothing inherently wrong with college. The opportunity to receive a higher education is a privilege that many children don’t have, and there are at least dozens of ways college promotes intelligent thought and a deeper understanding of the way the world works. 1,700 more words


Water main break floods Sunset Blvd near UCLA

(Video by KTTV)

LOS ANGELES — A massive water main break in Los Angeles sent a geyser of water shooting into the air Tuesday, flooding the area with muddy water and trapping several vehicles. 57 more words