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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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Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

by Brad Hooker — last modified Apr 24, 2015 03:36 PM

Nutrition app idea from food science major helps UC Davis team earn grand prize.

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Partnerships And Innovation In Food, Ag, Health

Partnerships And Innovation In Food, Ag, Health

by Andy Fell and Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 09, 2015 12:45 PM

One-day symposium takes on food security, sustainability, and global health challenges.

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$6.9 M To Fund Milk Research

$6.9 M To Fund Milk Research

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 25, 2014 03:54 PM

New funding will help researchers study the health-boosting compounds in cow’s milk.

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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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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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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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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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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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Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:51 PM

Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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Wheat geneticists to decode massive genome

Wheat geneticists to decode massive genome

by Brad Hooker — last modified Oct 24, 2013 04:09 PM

An international effort is in progress to sequence a wheat ancestor’s genome, to better understand the genetics of bread wheat.

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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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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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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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UC Davis launches African plant breeding academy

UC Davis launches African plant breeding academy

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:00 AM

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.

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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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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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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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Summer Internships

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

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