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The spotted wing drosophila, a major pest that targets berries and cherries and other fruits in the United States, Canada and Europe, is itself being targeted, thanks to groundbreaking genome sequencing at UC Davis and a public-access Web portal hosted at Oregon State University.
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A police officer uses pepper spray on seated Occupy demonstrators at the University of California, Davis, on Nov. 18, 2011.
President Barack Obama announced during his first term that he wanted the U.S. to recruit 100,000 new STEM teachers over the next 10 years and have colleges and universities graduate an additional 1 million students in STEM majors.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Jose Luis Tapia Gonzalez, 61, of Williams, was driving a 2000 Lincoln Navigator on southbound County Road 99 just north of CR-6 around 11:15 a.m. at the same time Blanca Estela Guzman, 49, of Dunnigan, was driving a 2008 Honda Civic on westbound CR-6 and was approaching CR-99W.
Overall, women hold 10.9 percent of the highest-paid executive positions and board seats in the state's 400 largest public companies-a 1 percent increase over last year, according to the UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders.
Women hold only about one in eight executive/board positions among California's top 400 public companies, but an annual University of California, Davis, study cited some incremental progress, noting that the percentage of women in top decision-making posts has increased and the number of companies with no women executives and board directors is ... (more)
Lynne Isbell was running through a glade in Kenya back in 1992, when she spotted a cobra.
The opening of the new African Plant Breeding Academy, designed to improve the livelihood and health of Africa's 600 million smallholder farmers and their families, was celebrated Monday in Nairobi, Kenya, by researchers from UC Davis, and their global partners from the African Orphan Crops Consortium.
It's widely accepted that terroir - the unique blend of a vineyard's soils, water and climate - sculpts the flavor and quality of wine.
Testimony in the death penalty trial of convicted triple murderer Joseph Michael Nissensohn on Thursday focused on his mental disorders, brain damage from heavy drug use and the risk of him hurting others if sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Despite the sequester, the Department of Homeland Security has just completed a hiring blitz of attorneys to oversee and manage immigration litigation.
Geno Auriemma's Huskies have been without two of their best players -- Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Morgan Tuck -- for several weeks now.
A group of scientists has published the genome and accompanying sequence data for the spotted wing drosophila, a serious pest of berries and soft fruit.
YOUR TICKET TO A BETTER NIGHT'S SLEEP!] A WOMAN, A MAN, AND HIS TURBAN. THIS IMAGE HAS THAT SIKH COMMUNITY TALKING TONIGHT.
Devoted to sculpture, functional art and design , the fair known as SOFA CHICAGO celebrates two decades of business with a special program that debuted in 2013.