UC Davis

Decoding California’s redwood trees to bolster future forests

The operating instructions for nature’s tallest and biggest trees have long been hidden inside their tiny seeds — until now.<p>On Tuesday, scientists …

Genetics

Birth Control Vending Machines In College — Great Idea Or Going Too Far?

While birth control has become more and more accessible, we never thought we’d see it like THIS! Plan-B, condoms, & more have become available in …

Celebrity Gossip

College volleyball coach was once told, ‘You can’t be gay and in this profession’

Shawn McLaughlin is coming out after being discouraged early in his career.SAN ANTONIO — Shawn McLaughlin came out as gay his freshman year of …

College & University

Football fights off Falcons, lightning storm in 28-24 comeback victory

Close<p>Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring celebrates his touchdown during SDSU's opening game win over UC Davis.<p>Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring …

College Football

Oxytocin Ain't Behavin' How Scientists Thought It Would

Source: Petrol/CanStockPhoto<p>A new animal study from the University of California, Davis reports that after experiencing a negative social interaction …

Psychology

Blueprint for produce: How fruits & vegetables are designed for the market

Researcher Juan Marraguin uses a fruit pressure tester on a Harper melon in the demonstration garden of seed producer HM Clause in Davis.<p>Take a deep sniff of a standard cantaloupe at your local supermarket and you might not be able to tell whether it’s ripe or not.<p>That’s because the Harper melon …

Agriculture

Wonder why cantaloupes don’t smell like they used to?

Tomorrow’s tomatoes grow in Yolo County today. So do better peppers, sweeter melons and dozens of other improved crops.<p>Searching for the next veggie …

Agriculture

Cantwell, Garrett lead Weber State to 41-3 win over UC Davis

Stefan Cantwell threw for three touchdowns and Treshawn Garrett scored on a 98-yard run to help Weber State beat UC Davis 41-3 on Saturday …

College Football

Inside Rainbow Sign, a vibrant hub for black cultural arts

The legacy of the 1970s venue lives on in a digital archive created by students in an undergraduate seminar on the city of Berkeley's transformation …

Nina Simone

The Very Best From Inside Tamper Tantrum San Francisco

San Francisco’s very first Tamper Tantrum event rocked the Github HQ over a buzzy weekend in September, bringing with it a set of spicy conversations …

Coffee

Why Leading Smart Cities Are Often Bike-Friendly Cities

When it comes to smart city project planning and deployment, bicycles are just as much a part of the equation as the many other components (like …

Smart Cities

The Cleanup Never Ends

For the modern residential university, image can be everything. These are the unseen, unacknowledged workers who keep a university’s campus clean.

San Joaquin Valley

DACA eased my fears, but I will not let a piece of paper define my future

Some people believe that the meaning of your name affects your character. It shapes the kind of person you turn out to be. Personally, I think that’s …

Define

UC Davis posts convincing 37-14 win over Portland St.

Jake Maier threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns and helped lead UC Davis to a 37-14 win over Portland State on Saturday.<p>After taking an early 3-0 …

Sports

One of nation’s best public universities sits in our backyard, survey says

0:45<p>ARC students get experience welding<p>1:10<p>"Today, there is only Sacramento:" Sac State breaks ground on new science center<p>2:00<p>Take animated tour of …

Education

Are Earth's oldest trees losing the race in a warming climate?

<b>As treelines move up the mountains in the western US, the famed and ancient bristlecone pines are losing ground to competitors.</b><p>Until 2013, the oldest …

Sustainability

A KO of Stanford would be big for Rocky's team

San Diego State wants a blackout to help continue what could be a breakout season.<p>The school is asking fans to wear black Saturday night at San Diego …

College Football

Top 10 Davis Restaurants I Miss the Most, As Told By a Recent Graduate

Top 10 Restaurants I Miss the Most After Graduating: UC Davis Edition<p>College may come and go, but food is forever.<p>When you think of Davis, the …

Restaurants

Veterans Education Benefits

Using your veterans education benefits to help pay for your education at UC Davis Extension is quick and easy. Plus, we have a VA Education Benefits …

Department of Veterans Affairs

What Do We Want? A Plan B Vending Machine! When Do We Want It? Now!

<b>When students return to Stanford University this month</b> they will find a curious machine in their midst. Nailed to the wall in the gender neutral …

Emergency Contraception

How folic acid mitigates autism risk from pesticides

Features | Health<p>By Chukwuma Muanya, Assistant Editor | 11 September 2017 | 4:16 am<p>Folic acid<p>Researchers at University of California – Davis Health …

Folic Acid

UC Berkeley gears up for Ben Shapiro speech as test run ahead of Milo Yiannopoulos talk

BERKELEY — This week marks the first big test for new UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ when it come to how her administration handles the thorny …

Ben Shapiro

Penny’s 353 yards lead SDSU over Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Rashaad Penny got his first season as San Diego State’s featured back off to great start, running for 197 yards against UC …

College Football

ASU Football vs. San Diego State: Broadcast Information

TEMPE, AZ - AUGUST 31: Head coach Todd Graham of the Arizona State Sun Devils touches the new Pat Tillman statue as he leads his team onto the field …

College Football

UC Riverside No. 2 systemwide for renewable energy

<b>UC Riverside is serious about its zero carbon footprint goal.</b><p>For the past month UC Riverside has been installing more than 9,600 solar panels in two campus parking lots, a 4.3 megawatt project that puts UC Riverside in the number two spot — at the UC systemwide level — for on-site renewable energy, …

Sustainability

5 Things to Watch: Aztecs at Arizona State

San Diego State (1-0) gets an opportunity to measure its program against a pair of Pac-12 teams the next two weeks. First up, a game Saturday night …

College Football

What roadkill is costing California

Quick summary• Vehicle collisions with animals cost California $276 million in 2016, up 20 percent<br>• Fencing along the most severe roads would pay for itself within 2 years or less<br>• San Francisco Bay Area roads experience the highest rates of wildlife-vehicle collisions<p><b>Collisions between vehicles and</b> …

San Francisco Bay Area

Folic acid may mitigate autism risk from pesticides

Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce …

Folic Acid

Recap: No. 1 Cal men's water polo stays perfect with win over UC Davis

Pac-12 Networks' Kevin Danna and Chris Dorst recap No. 1 Cal's 15-10 win over No. 9 UC Davis on Wednesday in Berkeley. The Golden Bears moved to 5-0 …

Water Polo

Some California voters don't trust Post Office to mail ballots, study says

<i>The UC Davis research found a lot of Asians, African-Americans and Latinos don't trust the post office to deliver their ballots on time.; Credit:</i> …

U.S. Postal Service