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9 min ago | The Daily Caller

Report: California Allocates More Water Rights Than It Has Actual Water

California not only has a drought problem, it also has a water allocation problem.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Davis, CA, US News, Conservative Political News

4 hrs ago | Nature

Microbiology: Microbiome science needs a healthy dose of scepticism

Explorations of how the microscopic communities that inhabit the human body might contribute to health or disease have moved from obscure to ubiquitous.


Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Autism, Health, Davis, CA, Genetics, Medicine

8 hrs ago | NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

Study: California Allocates More Water than Naturally Available

A new study out of UC Davis finds state officials have allocated at least five times more water -- through water rights -- than could ever be delivered by nature.


12 hrs ago | CBS Local

California Drought Could Mean Extinction For Tiny Fish Species As Habitat Dries Up

TUOLUMNE COUNTY - California's drought may lead to the extinction of a tiny fish holding onto dwindling habitat in Tuolumne County.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tuolumne County, CA, Science, Ecology

16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Davis woman who saved hundreds of dogs found dead after recent health decline

On her farm off a country road outside Davis, Greenberg took in dogs that had been burned and beaten, injured in dog fights, destined for death row.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo County, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Roof-Crashing Meteorite Linked to Giant Impact that Made the Moon

A meteorite breaks apart over the San Francisco Bay Area on Oct. 17, 2012 in this image, which is horizontally mirrored to show the time series, which runs from left to right.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Astronomy, Science, Davis, CA

Business Journal

UC campuses recruit record number of nonresidents

A record number of out-of-state students will enroll -- and, critically -- pay full tuition at the University of California system this fall.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Outside the Beltway

Professor Cop Blames Victims of Police Violence

Sunil Dutta , an adjunct homeland security professor at Colorado Tech and 17-year veteran of the LAPD, has an op-ed in the Washington Post headlined, " I'm a cop.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Naval Postgraduate School, Biochemistry, US News, Conservative Political News

San Jose Mercury News

Bonny Doon's Randall Grahm scales back, forges ahead

Randall Grahm of Boony Doon Vineyard at Popelouchum, the 280-acre property and home of his elaborate grape breeding project.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, San Juan Bautista, CA


Rights to California surface water far greater than average runoff

California over the last century has issued water rights that amount to roughly five times the state's average annual runoff, according to new research that underscores a chronic imbalance between supply and demand.


Related Topix: California, UC Merced

Davis Enterprise

Bob Dunning: Let's see how svelte Fifth St. is after its diet

RULES OF THE ROAD a this very newspaper had no fewer than six separate pieces of advice on its "primer" concerning the mostly completed "road diet" along Fifth Street from downtown into the heart of East Davis a Even if Davisites figure out all the new rules regarding car behavior when bicycles are about, how are our town's many tourists ever going ... (more)


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Yolo, CA, Yolo County, CA


Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute

From apps for locating chargers to EV-specific roadside assistance , we've already seen many ways that technology can help alleviate the much-talked about range anxiety of would-be electric vehicle owners.


Related Topix: Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Autos

PhysOrg Weblog

Hand gestures improve learning in both signers and speakers

Spontaneous gesture can help children learn, whether they use a spoken language or sign language, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Society, Stardock, Video Games, UC Irvine


What happened in Iranian prisons in the summer of 1988

Radio Irava's Eng. interview with Hamid Yazdan Panah of the Near East Observatory: A different look @ 1988 Iran Massacre Hamid Yazdan Panah who is an immigration attorney and the director and founder of Near East Observatory focuses his practice primarily on immigration, hoping to serve as a resource to immigrants and refugees.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Davis, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Huge world-first man-made tidal lagoon could power over 155,000 homes

Energy trade association RenewableUK calls the UK "the undisputed global leader in marine energy."


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Davis, CA, Stanford University, Tidal Power

Broward-Palm Beach

SeaWorld's Bigger Orca Tanks Project Is...

SeaWorld has been in a bit of a pickle ever since the release of the documentary Blackfish came out in 2013.


Related Topix: UC Santa Cruz, La-Jolla, CA, Oceanography, Science

Pro & Con: Poly hotel plan a complement, great investment

Cal Poly’s motto Learn by Doing is reflected in its strong commitment to the success and well-being of its students.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

The Orange County Register

Authorities divided over whether missing carcass was a mountain lion

Winston Vickers, a wildlife biologist and mountain lion expert at UC Davis, took blood samples off the road near Trabuco Creek Bridge for DNA analysis that he'll use to help determine if it was actually a mountain lion that died.


Related Topix: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Clinical Law Prof Blog

Student Life, Relationships & the Law: Confronting Domestic Violence in Higher Education

In recent days, several stories have highlighted dating violence and intimate partner violence in college.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Malibu, CA


Software Calculates Leaf Area From Digital Images

Leaf measurements are often critical in plant physiological and ecological studies, but traditional methods have been time consuming and sometimes destructive to plant samples.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Cameras, Computers