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Showing Articles Tagged With: UC Davis

  • California Department of Water Resources

    Endangered Delta Smelt May Be Extinct

    Monday, March 16, 2015

    A small endangered fish that plays a pivotal role in California’s water wars may well be on its way out. Populations of the Delta smelt have plummeted to their lowest levels ever.

  • Salmon Leave Woodland Rest Stop After A Month-Long Stay

    Thursday, March 05, 2015

    Thousands of juvenile salmon are now swimming down the Sacramento River. They're twice as big as other salmon hatched at the same time after spending the last month hanging out in a Yolo County rice field.

  • Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

    Efforts To Save Endangered White Abalone Paying Off

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015

    The endangered white abalone was once abundant along the California Coast. But decades of overfishing devastated the sea snail population. Researchers’ attempts to bring back the abalone are paying off.

  • Carson Jeffres / UC Davis

    Salmon Survival In California's Drought

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015

    Salmon rely on cool water temperatures and aquatic plants to survive. So California’s drought has hit them particularly hard. But UC Davis researchers have found one area where the fish are flourishing.

  • County Officials Condemn Public Fridge

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015

    A UC Davis student is on a mission to stop food waste by placing a refrigerator in his front yard for neighbors to share leftovers.

  • Adam, flickr

    Women Relatively Rare In Corporate California

    Thursday, December 04, 2014

    California has one of the largest economies in the world. But a new study finds women don’t hold many leadership positions in the companies that drive it.

  • One Health Institute / UC Davis

    UC Davis Gets $100 Million Grant For Virus Research

    Friday, November 21, 2014

    UC Davis has been studying viruses like Ebola for the past five years. Today, the school was awarded a $100million grant to continue researching viruses and how they are transmitted from animals to humans.

  • Al Gibes / Capital Public Radio

    California's Turkey Population Moves to Town

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    Some 130,000 people are licensed to hunt game birds in California. Some already know wild turkey hunting season opened this week. But they don't have to go to the woods to find the large birds. In urban areas, the number of wild turkeys is growing.

  • UC Davis MIND Institute

    UC Davis To Study Autism In Girls

    Tuesday, September 02, 2014

    UC Davis is taking a closer look at autism in girls, and it’s looking for children to take part in the study.

  • Amy Quinton/Capital Public Radio

    California's Drought Pushes Tiny Fish Toward Extinction

    Thursday, August 14, 2014

    Researchers at UC Davis fear that California’s drought may soon claim its first victim, the Red Hills Roach. The tiny fish is losing its water. Scientists fear it may soon be pushed to extinction.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Farmers Forecasting Less Rice, Higher Prices Because of Drought

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    California supplies virtually all of the nation’s sushi rice and half of it is exported. But of all the food crops in the state, rice is likely to be affected by the drought the most. The mere speculation of losses is already driving up prices.

  • Eduardo Verdugo / AP

    UC Davis Medical Encourages Asians To Get Hep B Test

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    The U.C. Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center says about half of Sacramento's Asian community has been immunized against Hepatitis B. Six years ago only about 20 percent were protected from the virus.

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