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Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

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Officials from China’s Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University in Shaanxi province, and the University of California, Davis, today signed a memorandum of agreement that lays the groundwork for establishing the Sino-U.S. Joint Research Center for Food Safety in China. The signing ceremony…

Syrian war producing ‘lost generation’ of college-age students

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The war in Syria has had a devastating effect on that country’s university students and scholars, creating a lost generation, according to a recent University of California, Davis, report. “The war will end but the young people who would be integral in rebuilding the country are being left…

Drought impact study: California agriculture faces greatest water loss ever seen

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A new report from the University of California, Davis, shows that California agriculture is weathering its worst drought in decades due to groundwater reserves, but the nation’s produce basket may come up dry in the future if it continues to treat those reserves like an unlimited savings…

UC Davis professor receives award to develop preventive treatment for autism

The Hartwell Foundation has presented an Individual Biomedical Research Award to Professor Judy A. Van de Water of the University of California, Davis, in recognition of research that could affect nearly one in every four cases of autism among children in the U.S. Van de Water, an immunologist and…

Media tour: Last chance for white abalone? Tour captive breeding program at Bodega Bay

Reporters are invited to visit the white abalone captive breeding program today at the University of California, Davis' Bodega Marine Laboratory. The program recently achieved the first successful captive spawning of the endangered white abalone in nearly a decade. View the facility where…

Transit of Venus viewing

Students and researchers gathering to view the transit of Venus across the Sun through a telescope outfitted with a solar filter.

$4.8 million study will fight child obesity in Central Valley

UC Davis professor Adela de la Torre, a national expert on Chicano and Latino health issues, today received a five-year, $4.8 million federal grant to discover the best ways to help Mexican-heritage children in California maintain healthy weights. The study, called "Niños Sanos, Familia Sana"…

'Virtual Haiti' demonstration

UC Davis geologists and computer scientists will demonstrate how they are using virtual reality technology at the W.M. Keck Center for Active Visualization in Earth Sciences (KeckCAVES) to study the effects of recent earthquakes in Haiti and Baja California.