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February 19, 2018
Two bears that were badly burned in December's Thomas fire were spotted in the wild after receiving fish skin grafts to treat their third-degree burns.
August 16, 2017 | Steve Milne
Some Folsom High School students are planning to launch a high-altitude, helium-filled balloon into the path of the solar eclipse next Monday. The balloon will have four cameras on it.
March 6, 2017 | Julia Mitric
Scientists have long wondered about the giant panda's unique coat of white and black fur. UC Davis and Cal State Long Beach researchers have found a link between the panda's appearance and its diet.
February 2, 2017 | Amy Quinton
UC Davis students took part in a project to backup and protect scientific data related to climate change and the environment from federal websites.
February 1, 2017
UC Davis researcher Lauren Camp joins Insight to share her research on nematodes, an species that can be large, small, parasitic or harmless. She presents her research Wednesday at Science Night Live in Lodi's World of Wonders Museum.
November 8, 2016 | Rich Ibarra
More than 200 middle and high school students from San Joaquin County got the chance to see what a career in science, technology, engineering, or math might be like.
October 17, 2016 | Julia Mitric
Crop-eating insects thrive in fields planted with one crop variety. Scientists at UC Davis led a study to look at the diets of 53 pest species to find out why.
October 10, 2016 | Amy Quinton
A new study shows that forest fires have doubled in the West because of climate change.
October 4, 2016
Molecular biologist Monica Dus is studying fruit flies to understand how a high sugar diet affects the brain and leads to overeating and obesity. And she just won a big grant to dig deeper.
September 21, 2016 | Amy Quinton
Each spring, a group of UC Davis student scientists and their professors take a whitewater rafting trip through the Grand Canyon to study a river that sustains 40 million people. Capital Public Radio’s Amy Quinton traveled with them.