Formula-fed infants experience metabolic stress that could make them more susceptible than breast-fed infants to a wide range of health issues such as obesity, diabetes, liver problems and cardiovascular disease, according to new research at the University of California, Davis.
Plant scientist John Yoder is part of an international team using gene sequencing and transfer to break the stranglehold of parasitic plants that cause billions of dollars in crop losses each year.
Mary Cadenasso, who specializes in urban ecology, is among seven current Chancellor’s Fellows. Her work explores how “land cover” affects the ecology of cities.
What’s good for adults is not always best for the young, and vice versa. At least that is the case with song sparrows and how they experience the effects of climate change.
A new gene that will equip wheat plants to resist the deadly stem rust disease has been discovered by an international team including Jan Dvorak, Karin Deal, and Mingcheng Luo.
Don’t toss your saltshaker out just yet. A new study suggests that concern about the amount of salt you consume may be misplaced.