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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 04, 2015 04:50 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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Smogged Secondhand

Smogged Secondhand

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 01, 2015 10:32 AM

Determining the amount of ozone pollution drifting into California.

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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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Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

Fresh Idea Brings Campus Produce to UC Davis Pantry

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Nov 12, 2014 01:16 PM

Fresh Focus brings campus-grown produce to students using a food pantry at UC Davis.

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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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Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 14, 2014 08:15 AM

Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.

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Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Jul 09, 2014 11:52 AM

Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.

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Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

by Kathy Garvey and Patricia Bailey — last modified Jun 04, 2014 08:54 AM

Results of the study may reduce the burden of the increasingly devastating disease.

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Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 27, 2014 03:41 PM

Worksite-based health programs focus on lowering the risk of obesity and diabetes.

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Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 19, 2014 09:01 AM

Program helps children make healthy choices with nutrition-related problem-solving skills.

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Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

by John Stumbos — last modified May 09, 2014 03:41 PM

Pam Ronald and Michael Pollan share opposing views on genetically modified organisms.

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Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 13, 2014 08:58 AM

UC researchers push back against food companies on high amounts of sugar consumption.

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New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 27, 2014 02:01 PM

Research conference initiates inquiry on topics ranging from genetics to sensory perception.

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Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 18, 2014 09:21 AM

Researchers examine molecules in cow's milk to protect children from intestinal diseases.

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21-day challenge: Meal and exercise program

21-day challenge: Meal and exercise program

by afilmer — last modified Mar 11, 2014 11:49 AM

Dr. Liz Applegate works with Nugget Markets to create a food and fitness program.

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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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Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

by Pat Bailey — last modified Mar 04, 2014 01:05 PM

A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.

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UC Davis No. 1 globally: Agriculture and forestry

UC Davis No. 1 globally: Agriculture and forestry

by Pat Bailey and Ann Filmer — last modified Mar 03, 2014 09:21 AM

UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.

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How to approach a food race

How to approach a food race

by afilmer — last modified Feb 14, 2014 11:49 AM

Liz Applegate tells what happens when you eat and run – it’s not a good mix.

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Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

by afilmer — last modified Feb 24, 2014 10:22 AM

Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.

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Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

by afilmer — last modified Feb 11, 2014 09:52 AM

UC Davis research finds dark chocolate may lower risk of heart disease.

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Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Feb 11, 2014 10:21 AM

Photos depicting women around the world in various roles related to food.

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Paleo diet not as simple as it sounds

Paleo diet not as simple as it sounds

by Jeannette Warnert — last modified Feb 10, 2014 10:05 AM

UC Cooperative Extension expert Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr weighs in on the Paleo diet.

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Bruce Hammock receives 2014 Brodie Award

Bruce Hammock receives 2014 Brodie Award

by Dorsey Griffith — last modified Feb 12, 2014 04:33 PM

Award for research on human drug metabolism, transport, and development.

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African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 23, 2014 11:06 AM

Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.

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UC Davis Experts: Winter Olympics

UC Davis Experts: Winter Olympics

by afilmer — last modified Jan 22, 2014 08:24 AM

Athletic nutrition expert Liz Applegate is among UC Davis experts for Winter Olympics.

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Eating right in America (new book)

Eating right in America (new book)

by afilmer — last modified Jan 21, 2014 11:32 AM

New book by Charlotte Biltekoff focuses on the cultural politics of food and health.

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Jorge Dubcovsky receives Wolf Prize in Agriculture

Jorge Dubcovsky receives Wolf Prize in Agriculture

by Patricia Bailey and Brad Hooker — last modified Jan 17, 2014 04:59 PM

Wheat geneticist receives major international prize as outstanding scientist.

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The beneficial bean (YouTube video)

The beneficial bean (YouTube video)

by afilmer — last modified Jan 17, 2014 08:34 AM

An overview of dry bean production in California, including the nutrition of beans.

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Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

Science provides facts for Hawaii GMO debate

by Jeanette Warnert — last modified Jan 10, 2014 03:11 PM

Proposed law could ban production of genetically modified organisms on the big island of Hawaii

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UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.

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Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:25 AM

Assumptions about genetics of two malaria mosquito subgroups are false.

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Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 10, 2013 04:02 PM

Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.

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UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:47 AM

Researchers are decoding the mysteries of mother’s milk, discovering a wealth of information about how best to feed and protect the human body, lessons that will enhance health not just for infants but for us all.

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Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:50 AM

Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.

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Major gift addresses California water problems

Major gift addresses California water problems

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:53 AM

The Center for Watershed Sciences received a $10 million gift to build on its success as a center for problem-solving research on California's critical water issues.

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Salt intake physiologically set in humans, new study finds

Salt intake physiologically set in humans, new study finds

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Don’t toss your saltshaker out just yet. A new study suggests that concern about the amount of salt you consume may be misplaced.

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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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Cattle grazing and clean water are compatible on public lands, new study finds

Cattle grazing and clean water are compatible on public lands, new study finds

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:01 AM

Livestock grazing, public recreation, and clean water are compatible goals on national forest lands.

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Scientists explore stress, weight loss, and our brain

Scientists explore stress, weight loss, and our brain

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:51 AM

It’s not just our imagination: We really do eat differently when we’re stressed. Nutritionists at UC Davis are shedding light on the important link between stress, our brain and body weight, discoveries that could help society fight obesity and improve our individual efforts to lose weight and keep it off.

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Impacts of climate instability on Southwest

Impacts of climate instability on Southwest

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:07 AM

In an era of climate instability, the southwestern U.S. faces many environmental and agricultural challenges, which are addressed in a new book.

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Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:13 AM

David Dallas, who recently completed his Ph.D. in nutritional biology, has been awarded the John E. Kinsella Memorial Prize for his outstanding research on human breast milk protein digestion.

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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 25, 2016 02:19 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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