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Frogs That Can Take the Heat Expected to Fare Better in a Changing World

Frogs That Can Take the Heat Expected to Fare Better in a Changing World

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 19, 2016 11:46 AM

Climate Change May Outpace Deforestation as Habitat Threat in Tropics

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Animal Science student receives University Medal

Animal Science student receives University Medal

by Charleen Floyd — last modified Jun 08, 2016 10:28 AM

Five other scholars to be lauded at commencement

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Reproductive Strategies In Beef Cattle

Reproductive Strategies In Beef Cattle

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 17, 2015 04:18 PM

UC Davis to host national conference August 17-18.

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CA&ES Student Receives University Medal

CA&ES Student Receives University Medal

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Jun 22, 2015 02:46 PM

Top UC Davis student pursues tree-of-life research - and Nerf combatants.

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Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 28, 2015 03:04 PM

Researchers measured environmental impacts, health & welfare, and egg quality.

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Yellow-Throated Love Songs

Yellow-Throated Love Songs

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Nov 03, 2014 03:59 PM

Male warblers pick up the beat when fertile females are in the area.

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Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 25, 2014 01:52 PM

Health of animals consuming genetically engineered feed comparable to non-GE fed livestock.

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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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Chicken Gene Shines Light On Birth Defects

Chicken Gene Shines Light On Birth Defects

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 02, 2014 03:12 PM

Cause of craniofacial abnormalities related to gene mutation.

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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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Meat Lab teaches about slaughtering, processing

Meat Lab teaches about slaughtering, processing

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 07, 2014 11:20 AM

Students and researchers also study animals for research and education.

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Borlaug CAST Communication Award

Borlaug CAST Communication Award

by Patricia Bailey — last modified Jun 03, 2014 09:40 AM

Animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam honored for communications.

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Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

by Pat Bailey — last modified May 30, 2014 08:44 AM

Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.

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African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 27, 2014 08:48 AM

Loss of large mammals impacts humans, mice, snakes, fleas, ticks, plants ...

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Genetically engineered food labeling examined

Genetically engineered food labeling examined

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 13, 2014 08:49 AM

Animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam: scientific, legal, and economic ramifications of food labeling.

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Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

by John Stumbos — last modified May 05, 2014 04:18 PM

Geneticist Juan Medrano to examine genetics impacting coffee flavor and mouthfeel.

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Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

Student receives prestigious Goldwater scholarship

by Julia Ann Easley — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:39 AM

Andrew Magee, animal biology major: premier undergraduate award for work on evolution.

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Kiah Twisselman, graduating student

Kiah Twisselman, graduating student

by Kiah Twisselman — last modified Apr 09, 2014 11:01 AM

She reflects on UC Davis and how her experiences here impact her career goals.

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Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

Scientists solve the riddle of zebra stripes

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 22, 2014 10:54 AM

It’s due to blood-sucking flies, which avoid black-and-white striped surfaces.

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Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

by Trish Ang — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:37 AM

An elusive sighting led researchers to a living dodo specimen at the UC Davis Arboretum.

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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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Export market driving up hay prices

Export market driving up hay prices

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 27, 2014 01:35 PM

UC Davis researchers report on increased shipments to foreign destinations

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Sometimes there’s no solution for not enough rain

Sometimes there’s no solution for not enough rain

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 17, 2014 11:11 AM

Lack of Nevada hay has far-reaching consequences for ranchers.

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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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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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Study reveals how  animal defenses evolve

Study reveals how animal defenses evolve

by Andy Fell — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:52 PM

Wildlife analysis shows noxious scents, social groups are effective survival strategies.

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California ranchers: Severe drought impacts

California ranchers: Severe drought impacts

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 29, 2014 08:26 AM

Ranchers will be immediately impacted by severe drought, and most face lack of forage.

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New dean Helene Dillard begins Jan. 27 at UC Davis

New dean Helene Dillard begins Jan. 27 at UC Davis

by John Stumbos and Ann Filmer — last modified Jan 27, 2014 09:25 AM

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences welcomes a new dean.

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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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Yosemite toad undeterred by grazing cows

Yosemite toad undeterred by grazing cows

by Pamela Kan-Rice — last modified Jan 14, 2014 11:46 AM

The relationship between cattle grazing and numbers of Yosemite toads.

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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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Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 12:06 PM

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.

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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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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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Endless opportunity at animal science facilities

by korjean — last modified Oct 29, 2013 01:25 AM

Did you know there are numerous animal science facilities on campus? Check out the feed mill, beef barn & feed lot, and horse barn in this new video tour.

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Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:52 AM

The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.

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To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:52 AM

Team Henlight — three people with a vision for boosting chicken production and global food security — won first place at the international Thought for Food Challenge Summit.

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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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Don't lose the organism over its genes

Don't lose the organism over its genes

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:06 AM

Physiology and behavior variations in complex organisms are due to more than genetic variations.

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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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Student News

Design It, Build It

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

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Research News

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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Outreach News

Summer Internships

Jul 28, 2015 CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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