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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Science & Technology

New partnership between UC Davis, Barnstorm Foundry aims to discover innovative food technology markets, enhance food access and sustainability

UC Davis graduate students help identify markets for sustainable and healthful foods into the future   By LILLY ACKERMAN — science@theaggie.org    A new partnership between UC Davis’s...

Breathe easy: UC Davis Health’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program helps alleviate respiratory symptoms in COVID-19

Post-COVID-19 involves an array of symptoms that can persist long after the infection’s disappearance   By LILLY ACKERMAN — science@theaggie.org    UC Davis Health’s Post-COVID-19 Clinic has been...

UC Davis researchers combine civil engineering and biology to model stronger infrastructure using snakeskin

Snakeskin has frictional properties that can be applied to surfaces of large column structures to securely support large buildings   By YASH RATHI — science@theaggie.org    At the...

Climate models can more accurately simulate atmospheric conditions by including vapor buoyancy

Researchers at UC Davis determine that the lightness of water vapor should not be excluded from climate models By LILLY ACKERMAN — science@theaggie.org    A recent study...

No need to pry, mate: noninvasive testing of mountain gorilla saliva 

Researchers at UC Davis use chewed plants to test gorillas for human viruses By LILLY ACKERMAN— science@theaggie.org    A recent study by faculty at UC Davis School...

UC Davis researchers contribute to study reconstructing the genomic sequence of mammals’ common ancestor 

The study sheds light on characteristics of the common ancestor By YASH RATHI — science@theaggie.org  All living mammals — from giant blue whales in the Pacific...

UC Davis Health study explores how our brains perceive faces depending on context

Specific regions in our brains use synchronized brain waves to create neural connections between two seemingly-unrelated entities By BRANDON NGUYEN — science@theaggie.org    Context matters when perceiving...

Everything you need to know before buying grapes

Professors at the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center provide some useful tips to better select and preserve grapes By YASH RATHI — science@theaggie.org    Researchers at the...

UC Davis Health conducts world’s first stem cell treatment for spina bifida

The procedure marks the first time paralysis has been successfully cured in utero By BRANDON NGUYEN — science@theaggie.org For the first time in the world, UC...

Tenuous Tethers: UC Davis completes study on how DNA chromosomes link to each other during meiosis

Understanding the process of chromosome pairing in meiosis is important to prevent biological defects in genetics By YASH RATHI — science@theaggie.org    In meiosis — the process...

Diving deeper into skin: UC Davis Health researchers explore differences in skin composition across the body

Skin forms differently at certain body sites, which are predisposed to specific dermatologic diseases By BRANDON NGUYEN — science@theaggie.org   The skin is an organ that functions...

Researchers believe drought-resistant trees might offer a reliable bioenergy source in the face of climate change

UC Davis collaborative study looks to poplars to understand trees’ growth-regulation process By YASH RATHI — science@theaggie.org    The UC Davis College of Biological Sciences has started...

Decimation of amphibian populations in Latin America linked to surge in human malaria cases

A UC Davis retrospective study highlights the importance of preventing ecosystem disruptions to safeguard animal and human health   By BRANDON NGUYEN — science@theaggie.org    From the 1980s...

UC Davis researchers uncover new parts of the eukaryotic respiratory process in Tetrahymena 

Tetrahymena thermophila is a unicellular organism that relies on a cellular respiration that is slightly different from other eukaryotes like plants and animals   By YASH...

UC Davis Health pilot clinical study aims to restore speech in patients with paralysis 

Researchers are attempting to use brain-computer interface technology to read and convert neurological signs   By BRANDON NGUYEN — science@theaggie.org   Anarthria is a severe motor speech condition...