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Sunscreen Nanomaterials Harmful To Marine Life

Sunscreen Nanomaterials Harmful To Marine Life

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 12, 2015 03:51 PM

Newly published UC Davis study questions the safety of nanomaterials.

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UC Davis Ecologist Elected To NAS

UC Davis Ecologist Elected To NAS

by UC Davis Dateline Staff — last modified Apr 28, 2015 03:02 PM

National Academy of Sciences selects UC Davis theoretical ecologist Alan Hastings to join academy.

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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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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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'Rice-enomics' In A Drought

'Rice-enomics' In A Drought

by Brad Hooker — last modified Dec 19, 2014 02:18 PM

Deep ties with the area - and UC Davis - are helping one farmer take on agricultural challenges.

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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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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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Egg production systems present a dilemma

Egg production systems present a dilemma

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 31, 2014 11:59 AM

Environmental impacts, food safety, and health concerns identified in egg debate.

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Food waste fertilizer could benefit crops

Food waste fertilizer could benefit crops

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 24, 2014 10:08 AM

UC Davis soil ecologist Ed Lewis conducts field trials on new “green” fertilizer.

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EPA action will reduce sulfur in gasoline

EPA action will reduce sulfur in gasoline

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 24, 2014 10:06 AM

New rules bring nation’s fuel supply in line with California’s cleaner standards.

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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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Conserve water during landscape irrigation

Conserve water during landscape irrigation

by Jeannette Warnert — last modified Mar 10, 2014 02:39 PM

To conserve water, turn off irrigation sprinklers after rainfall when soil is wet.

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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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UC Davis in global top 10 for sustainability

UC Davis in global top 10 for sustainability

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 27, 2014 09:19 AM

Of all UC campuses, only Davis made the top 10; UI GreenMetric World University Ranking.

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Livestock’s contribution to climate change

Livestock’s contribution to climate change

by Suanne Klahorst — last modified Jan 15, 2014 11:48 AM

Prof. Frank Mitloehner is clearing the air on the real amount of livestock emissions.

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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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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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Plant sciences professor Mary Cadenasso among new Chancellor’s Fellows

Plant sciences professor Mary Cadenasso among new Chancellor’s Fellows

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:58 AM

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.

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Eastern Coachella Valley report finds elevated levels of air and water pollution

Eastern Coachella Valley report finds elevated levels of air and water pollution

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

Residents of the Eastern Coachella Valley in Riverside County live every day with elevated environmental hazards in their air and water, according to a new UC Davis study.

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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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Important source of greenhouse gas emissions from farmland underestimated

Important source of greenhouse gas emissions from farmland underestimated

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

Changes in agricultural practices could reduce soil emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide and the atmospheric pollutant nitric oxide, according to a new study by scientists at the University of California, Davis.

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