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As many as 80,000 bee colonies have died or been damaged this year after pollinating almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley, and some beekeepers are pointing to pesticides used on almond orchards as a possible cause.
Zero net energy homes designed to send energy back to the electric grid may not be widespread but their adoption is destined to grow rapidly - and so are the many problems that come with them. That growth is quickly outpacing what the electric g...
Water is the lifeblood of a rice farm, and Sacramento Valley’s recent rains have given grower Tom McClellan a bit of hope that 2014 will not be a wasted year.
Known for his study on the genetics of milk and its effect on humans, UC Davis geneticist Juan Medrano recently has been turning his research efforts toward coffee.
The medical profession is falling short in treatment of cancers in minorities because few minorities participate in clinical trials, a new UC Davis study finds.
Keeping backyard chickens may not be all it’s cracked up to be.
Cigarette smoke residue on household surfaces such as carpeting and furniture can damage DNA and potentially increase cancer risk, a new study has concluded.
UC Davis microbiologists team with cheerleaders in getting microbes studied on the International Space Station.
The Sacramento Music Festival has announced its slate of headliners for its 2014 festival. The four- day festival opens on May 23 and runs through May 27.
Despite being one of the most traded commodities and most consumed beverages, coffee has few research centers in the U.S. The establishment of the Coffee Center at UC Davis is the latest addition.