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Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Mar 30, 2015 11:04 AM

Nationwide assessment reveals communities in 15 states vulnerable to economic risk.

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Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

Targeting Citrus Greening Disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Feb 19, 2015 03:07 PM

UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.

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Severe 'Bird Flu' Could Endanger Chickens

Severe 'Bird Flu' Could Endanger Chickens

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 13, 2015 03:36 PM

California chickens have an increased risk of contracting dangerous viral strains.

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Independent Condors Have Higher Lead Levels

Independent Condors Have Higher Lead Levels

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Dec 08, 2014 04:01 PM

The threat of lead poisoning persists for California condors, particularly for older, independent birds.

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Study: Antimicrobial May Damage Liver

Study: Antimicrobial May Damage Liver

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 18, 2014 04:42 PM

A common antimicrobial found in common soaps may cause liver damage and raise cancer risk.

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Solving The Bluetongue Disease Mystery

Solving The Bluetongue Disease Mystery

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 16, 2014 03:06 PM

The virus survives winter by reproducing in the transmitting insect.

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Evolutionary Biology Key To Solving Global Problems

Evolutionary Biology Key To Solving Global Problems

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 25, 2014 11:08 AM

Study: evolutionary biology must be used to overcome global agriculture challenges.

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Pesticide linked to slow metabolism, obesity, and diabetes

Pesticide linked to slow metabolism, obesity, and diabetes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 10:31 AM

Researchers found that DDT exposure slowed birth metabolism, lowered cold tolerance.

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Purebred dogs may face health challenges

Purebred dogs may face health challenges

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 05, 2014 08:43 AM

Breeding canines for physical features has led to genetically caused problems.

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National survey finds frog abnormalities rare

National survey finds frog abnormalities rare

by Andy Fell — last modified Dec 03, 2013 09:57 AM

Good news for frogs and toads — the abnormalities of the 1990s are rarer, except in local hotspots.

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UC Davis leads USAID program to develop disease-resistant, heat-tolerant chickens for Africa

UC Davis leads USAID program to develop disease-resistant, heat-tolerant chickens for Africa

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 09:44 AM

A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.

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New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 24, 2013 04:11 PM

Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests.

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Urban fish masculinized by hormone-mimicking chemicals

Urban fish masculinized by hormone-mimicking chemicals

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:37 PM

It’s a man’s world for fish in a San Francisco Bay–Delta estuary.

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Formula-fed babies may be more susceptible to chronic disease

Formula-fed babies may be more susceptible to chronic disease

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:49 AM

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.


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Purebred dogs not always at higher risk for genetic disorders

Purebred dogs not always at higher risk for genetic disorders

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:02 AM

If you think your mixed-breed pup is hardier than a purebred, think again. Mixed breeds may not have an advantage when it comes to inherited disorders.

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Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Crude oil toxicity continued to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species for at least more than a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to new findings from a research team that includes a University of California, Davis, scientist.

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UC Davis to test experimental drug for laminitis in horses

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 04, 2013 09:13 PM

Entomology professor Bruce Hammock’s insect biology research laid the groundwork for UC Davis veterinarian's new clinical experimental drug trial to treat horses stricken with laminitis, a life-threatening foot-related disease.

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Aug 21, 2015 Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

Jul 07, 2016 Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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