Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.
Nutrition app idea from food science major helps UC Davis team earn grand prize.
One-day symposium takes on food security, sustainability, and global health challenges.
New funding will help researchers study the health-boosting compounds in cow’s milk.
What makes mother’s milk so good?
Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.
Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.
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.
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.
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.
Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.
Liz Applegate tells what happens when you eat and run – it’s not a good mix.
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.
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences welcomes a new dean.
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.
Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.
A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.
Plant disease expert Helene Dillard, who is associate dean and head of Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, and will begin at UC Davis in late January 2014.
An international effort is in progress to sequence a wheat ancestor’s genome, to better understand the genetics of bread wheat.
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 California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.
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.
A new African Plant Breeding Academy, designed to train plant breeders who will help improve the nutritional value of indigenous crops, has been launched by UC Davis and partners.
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.
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.