Science competition hosted by Science Olympiad at UC Davis draws hundreds of high schoolers
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Science competition hosted by Science Olympiad at UC Davis draws hundreds of high schoolers

Aggie Invitational featured over 20 events across various disciplines Over 600 students from a variety…

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UC Davis physicist takes temperature of dark matter
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UC Davis physicist takes temperature of dark matter

Researchers learn more about properties of light-distorting dark matter particles For a substance that makes…

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California Babies Project works to better understand lives of Mexican families in Yolo County
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California Babies Project works to better understand lives of Mexican families in Yolo County

Human development research focused on often overlooked communities  In California, Hispanics have surpassed whites as…

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UC Davis D-Lab combines art, engineering in new course
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UC Davis D-Lab combines art, engineering in new course

From teaching to research projects, D-lab focuses on sustainability When Dr. Kurt Kornbluth looks back…

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Seeds optimize sprouting time based on genetic responses to environmental cues
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Seeds optimize sprouting time based on genetic responses to environmental cues

Genetic variation across climates affects seed germination Seeds may appear lifeless as they lay dormant…

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Wuhan coronavirus brings worldwide consequences
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Wuhan coronavirus brings worldwide consequences

Scientific explanation of 2019-nCOv outbreak  A novel coronavirus, first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China,…

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Public healthcare at risk due to misinformation on Twitter
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Public healthcare at risk due to misinformation on Twitter

Researchers work to understand connection between low flu vaccine uptake, spread of misinformation online Social…

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Gov. Newsom proposes $50 million to make California ‘no-kill’ state for shelter animals
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Gov. Newsom proposes $50 million to make California ‘no-kill’ state for shelter animals

UC Davis Koret Medicine Program will help shelters decrease euthanasia rates with funds from state…

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UC Davis works with conservation groups work to conduct mountain gorilla population survey
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UC Davis works with conservation groups work to conduct mountain gorilla population survey

Survey shows increase in mountain gorilla population The mountain gorillas — Bikingi, Bweza, Habinyanja, Kahungye…

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$163 billion grape industry at risk due to spread of grapevine red blotch virus with no known treatment
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$163 billion grape industry at risk due to spread of grapevine red blotch virus with no known treatment

$3 million grant given to institutions in California and Oregon to address unknowns of disease…

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Nytch Inc. helps local businesses beat out large online stores
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Nytch Inc. helps local businesses beat out large online stores

New app connects shoppers with desired products at local businesses in Yolo County Born and…

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Orchid bees mix unique perfumes to signal potential mates
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Orchid bees mix unique perfumes to signal potential mates

Evolution of scent receptor genes distinguishes a divergent species of orchid bee Orchid bees are…

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UC Davis research tests feasibility of sea urchin ranching as method of combating kelp forest decline
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UC Davis research tests feasibility of sea urchin ranching as method of combating kelp forest decline

Turning hungry sea urchins into delicacies might save kelp ecosystem they threaten to eat away…

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UC Davis researchers receive grant for wildfire mitigation, particle accelerator study
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UC Davis researchers receive grant for wildfire mitigation, particle accelerator study

UC fee grants to be utilized to produce fire-resistant building materials, cancer-combative isotope In an…

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UC professors work on collaborative research to explain tiger stripes of Enceladus, Saturn’s tiny, icy moon
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UC professors work on collaborative research to explain tiger stripes of Enceladus, Saturn’s tiny, icy moon

Reasoning for cracks, water eruptions from Saturn’s moon modeled in collaborative research A tiny, frozen…

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