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Monday, November 29, 2021

Science & Technology

New online reporting tool helps cultivate a healthier campus

A new study confirms that Tobacco Tracker, a convenient crowdsourcing tool, effectively reduces tobacco use and increases awareness on the campus  By MONICA MANMADKAR —...

UC Davis researchers receive funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to study semivolatile chemicals in household dust

Children are more exposed to dust than adults, putting them at greater risk for connected health concerns with chemicals on dust particles   By BRANDON NGUYEN...

New research could pave the way to improved volcanic eruption forecasting

CONVERSE seeks to foster communication, facilitate effective volcano science during eruptions By SONORA SLATER — science@theaggie.org You wake up, roll out of bed to shut off...

Marine mammal disease outbreak originated on land

A recent study led in part by the SeaDoc Society brought to light the link between marine, terrestrial and environmental health   By SONORA SLATER —...

Research conducted by UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain illustrates how newly learned words are remembered by toddlers

Magnetic resonance imaging used to observe hippocampal and anterior medial temporal lobe activation    By AARYA GUPTA — science@theaggie.org   UC Davis researchers from the Center of Mind...

Dr. Bryan Enderle discusses believing both in God and in science in TEDx-style talk

In an interview after his talk, Dr. Enderle explains how religion and science are separate entities and illustrates how neither seeks to explain the...

UC Davis Comprehensive Stroke Center receives Stroke Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association

UC Davis health professionals adhere to Get With The Guidelines-Stroke to provide high-quality patient stroke care   By BRANDON NGUYEN –– science@theaggie.org   Stroke is the No. 5...

UC Davis researchers conduct critical research on improving child malnutrition rates

Small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements improve child health, growth and development   By AARYA GUPTA — science@theaggie.org   Malnutrition, or a lack of proper nutrition, affects approximately 150 million...

UC Davis researchers awarded $10 million to optimize groundwater, agricultural irrigation sustainability in long-term project

The study is looking to balance farmers’ sustainable management practices while improving their overall crop productivity By BRANDON NGUYEN –– science@theaggie.org   Amid the unpredictable impacts of...

New research at UC Davis explores properties, possibilities of clathrate crystals

Utilizing chemistry, physics, materials science and artificial intelligence, the research will model and synthesize new clathrate structures with a wide array of potential applications   By...

Hippocampus links separate events into single narrative

UC Davis Center for Neuroscience explores potential clinical application to Alzheimer’s disease   By AARYA GUPTA — science@theaggie.org   UC Davis researchers from the Center for Neuroscience conducted...

A guide to technology resources for UC Davis students

An introduction to the tech resources offered on and off campus By SONORA SLATER — science@theaggie.org College is expensive—and apart from courses and textbooks, it’s sometimes...

UC Davis designated as one of six national training centers for the Cardiac Surgical Robotics Program

Surgeons across North America can undergo training at UC Davis Medical Center for robot-assisted mitral valve heart surgery By BRANDON NGUYEN –– science@theaggie.org The American Association...

UC Davis Medical Center faculty respond to the rise of treatments like Merck’s anti-COVID pill

Merck’s pill, molnupiravir, shows reductions of hospitalizations and deaths by 50% By BRANDON NGUYEN –– science@theaggie.org     Over a year and a half into the pandemic,...

Podcasting research: knowledge made accessible

UC Davis researchers speak to the experience of sharing their work through podcasts. By VICTORIA MCJUNKIN  — science@theaggie.org The British Journal of Educational Technology advocates for...