California mandates solar power for all new homes
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California mandates solar power for all new homes

Unanimous vote by California Energy Commission goes into effect 2020 The California Energy Commision voted…

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An evening of songs and science with the Genius of hip-hop
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An evening of songs and science with the Genius of hip-hop

GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan visits UC Davis to speak about science, music Hip-hop icon…

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Nishi Project and air pollution
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Nishi Project and air pollution

Effects of air pollution at Nishi project site hotly debated On June 5, residents of…

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UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Stanford researchers find evidence of Majorana particle
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UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Stanford researchers find evidence of Majorana particle

New research may have implications for supercomputing Researchers at UCLA, with the help of researchers…

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Teaching computers to see
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Teaching computers to see

UC Davis computer science professor researches computer vision Yong Jae Lee, an associate professor in…

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Probiotic boosts beneficial bacteria in bellies of breastfed babies
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Probiotic boosts beneficial bacteria in bellies of breastfed babies

Bacteria that break down breast milk colonize newborns better with Evivo probiotic Pediatricians and microbiologists…

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Does the impossible burger promise an impossible future?
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Does the impossible burger promise an impossible future?

Plant-based meat product may have better environmental, health impacts In 2011, Patrick Brown founded Impossible…

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Using light to see the brain
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Using light to see the brain

New research improves noninvasive brain imaging What might a stroke patient, a drowning person, and…

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Tracking violence from police encounters
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Tracking violence from police encounters

Half of threatening encounters end with violence, racial bias exists Chris Smith, an assistant professor…

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Native-born mothers in US show higher infant mortality rates
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Native-born mothers in US show higher infant mortality rates

California researchers find that several factors, including social experiences, can negatively impact pregnancies Researchers at…

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The pain project at UC Davis
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The pain project at UC Davis

How design might help the opioid crisis Depression. Migraines. Broken bones. Pain can take many…

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Team Gunrock competes in Amazon’s Alexa Prize Challenge
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Team Gunrock competes in Amazon’s Alexa Prize Challenge

UC Davis students build improved social bot Currently, most chatbots are task-oriented. They can answer…

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No Clucks Given for Backyard Birds
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No Clucks Given for Backyard Birds

A UC Davis study found regulations for keeping, maintaining chickens are lacking in many areas…

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Motherhood in the academy
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Motherhood in the academy

Despite challenges, mothers in academia continue to thrive A recent article in “The Scientific American”…

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The peculiar case of koala gut biomes
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The peculiar case of koala gut biomes

Disruption of koala microbes raise questions for microbial biologists A recent study from the Jonathan…

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