University of California, Los Angeles

The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) is one of the ten campuses of the University of California system. UCLA was established in 1919 and eventually joined the UC system. UCLA is known for academic excellence and each year more than 50,000 students apply to the university. UCLA offers an extensive undergraduate, graduate and professional degree selection of degree programs. UCLA Medical School, School of Pharmacology and biomedical sciences is awarded yearly NIH funding and has the reputation for acquiring excellent researchers. UCLA is ranked 13th among all universities world-wide and is ranked in the top 25 for attracting professors. UCLA is a diverse campus with a significant representation of international students at all levels of education.

Address
 Le Conte Ave & Westwood Blvd,  Westwood, CA 90024
Website
http://www.ucla.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_California,_Los_Angeles
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Space Exploration

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NASA has delayed by at least several days the first flight of its mini-helicopter on Mars after a possible tech issue emerged while testing its rotors, the US space agency said Saturday.

Environment

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People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear Saturday, a day after it erupted with an explosion that shook the ground, spewed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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The number of COVID-19 patients under 40 in intensive care in Brazil surpassed older groups last month, a researcher said Sunday, amid a deadly surge driven partly by a new coronavirus variant.

Environment

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China is planning a mega dam in Tibet able to produce triple the electricity generated by the Three Gorges—the world's largest power station—stoking fears among environmentalists and in neighbouring India.

Ecology

Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost

Nepal's population of endangered one-horned rhinoceros has grown by more than a hundred over the past six years, officials said, with campaigners hailing the increase as a conservation "milestone".

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