Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.
Determining the amount of ozone pollution drifting into California.
A common antimicrobial found in common soaps may cause liver damage and raise cancer risk.
Fresh Focus brings campus-grown produce to students using a food pantry at UC Davis.
Researchers found that DDT exposure slowed birth metabolism, lowered cold tolerance.
What makes mother’s milk so good?
Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.
Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.
Results of the study may reduce the burden of the increasingly devastating disease.
Worksite-based health programs focus on lowering the risk of obesity and diabetes.
Program helps children make healthy choices with nutrition-related problem-solving skills.
Pam Ronald and Michael Pollan share opposing views on genetically modified organisms.
UC researchers push back against food companies on high amounts of sugar consumption.
Research conference initiates inquiry on topics ranging from genetics to sensory perception.
Researchers examine molecules in cow's milk to protect children from intestinal diseases.
Dr. Liz Applegate works with Nugget Markets to create a food and fitness program.
Breeding canines for physical features has led to genetically caused problems.
A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.
UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.
Liz Applegate tells what happens when you eat and run – it’s not a good mix.
Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.
UC Davis research finds dark chocolate may lower risk of heart disease.
Photos depicting women around the world in various roles related to food.
UC Cooperative Extension expert Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr weighs in on the Paleo diet.
Award for research on human drug metabolism, transport, and development.
Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.
Athletic nutrition expert Liz Applegate is among UC Davis experts for Winter Olympics.
New book by Charlotte Biltekoff focuses on the cultural politics of food and health.
Wheat geneticist receives major international prize as outstanding scientist.
An overview of dry bean production in California, including the nutrition of beans.
Proposed law could ban production of genetically modified organisms on the big island of Hawaii
Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.
Assumptions about genetics of two malaria mosquito subgroups are false.
Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.
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.
Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.
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.
Don’t toss your saltshaker out just yet. A new study suggests that concern about the amount of salt you consume may be misplaced.
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.
Livestock grazing, public recreation, and clean water are compatible goals on national forest lands.
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.
In an era of climate instability, the southwestern U.S. faces many environmental and agricultural challenges, which are addressed in a new book.
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.