Food Science

Food Science

Feast Q&A: UCD professor named 2015 World Agriculture Prize Laureate

R. Paul Singh, a UC Davis professor emeritus who has held dual appointments in the Food Science and Technology and Biological and Agricultural Engineering departments, arrived at the university in 1975. Since then, he has become known for his innovative work, including the creation of a food-processing system for NASA’s first manned mission to Mars. He also has played a significant role in establishing food-technology programs in countries such as Brazil, India, Portugal and Thailand.

Food Science

UC Davis seeks to turn little water into wine

The main vineyard at the University of California, Davis, currently relies on 4 to 6 gallons of water to produce each gallon of wine. As soon as next year, researchers hope new technologies can reduce that vineyard demand to as little as 1 gallon of water per gallon of wine.

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Parents of slain woman speak out

Aisha Cleveland and Cory Hodges were shocked to hear that their daughter, Ahjanique Hodges, who was killed outside a suspected marijuana grow house in south Sacramento, is suspected in what investigators believed to be a home invasion. They said their daughter is not a person to commit such crime.
Walter Ko The Sacramento Bee
Parents of slain woman speak out 0:43

Parents of slain woman speak out

Sheriff's Department spokesman describes fatal attack 1:24

Sheriff's Department spokesman describes fatal attack

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101-year-old woman wins 100 meter dash at World Masters Games

Tom Rathman going into 49ers hall of fame 0:41

Tom Rathman going into 49ers hall of fame