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UC Davis students build sensor to warn when good oil goes bad

Students focus on circuit board with olive oil bottles and cups of olive oil in the foreground

Extra-virgin olive oil is flavorful and healthy, which could explain why sales of high-quality olive oil have tripled in America in the last two decades. But when you buy a bottle of extra-virgin olive oil, can you be sure the oil inside is, indeed, “extra virgin”? No. In fact, as much as…

Science casts light on sex in the orchard

Persimmons in a row

Persimmons are among the small club of plants with separate sexes — individual trees are either male or female. Now scientists at the University of California, Davis, and Kyoto University in Japan have discovered how sex is determined in a species of persimmon, potentially opening up new…

Faculty Research Lecture: Scientist reconstructs Earth’s climate history using tiny marine fossils

Man on boat in water with bare hills behind

On the walls of Howard Spero’s office hang photos of what resembles an exploding star -- brightly sparkling, shimmering threads shoot in a ripple of light from a dark center into an expanse of black.  While it may appear intergalactic, the image comes from the sea. It is a photo of a…