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UCD opens bee research lab

January 22, 2020
The opening of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) bee research facility marks a new opportunity for USDA and UC Davis entomologists to collaborate and investigate serious problems that affect stakeholders.

How Can Agriculture Be a Part of the Climate Solution?

January 10, 2020
Professor Benjamin Houlton, director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment and champion of the One Climate Initiative says carbon farming is the key to help solve climate change. His mission is to counteract a simple, startling fact: A single carbon dioxide molecule remains in the atmosphere for more than 100 years, locking us into climate change in the future.

Smartphone Apps Could Help African Gig Workers

January 07, 2020
Jessica Wallach, graduate student in international agricultural development at UC Davis, says that smartphone apps can help people in Senegal find work and get paid.

Growing Gratitude in the New Year: Jonathan Ho Plants Seeds of Community

January 03, 2020
Undergraduate student Johnathan Ho found a passion project at the Knights Landing One Health Center which provides healthcare services to the rural farming community of Knights Landing, Calif: creating a community garden for the area’s underserved population.

UC Davis professor helps with Alzheimer’s care. Why her work goes beyond the office

December 30, 2019
Oanh Meyer is no stranger to Alzheimer’s disease. Her everyday life revolves around caring for those who suffer from the ailment. Through her research and her experience as a caregiver, Meyer found that many Vietnamese elders lack knowledge about Alzheimer’s and wait a long time before seeking help or diagnosis.

Kelp! They Need Somebody … To Eat Sea Urchins

December 30, 2019
Urchinomics and its partner, the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory, are running a trial designed to develop methods for ranching purple sea urchins for profit, while at the same time addressing the consequences of a nasty ecological chain reaction.

Mountain Gorilla Numbers on the Rise

December 17, 2019
A 2018 survey shows that mountain gorilla numbers have increased in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, and Sarambwe Reserve, DR Congo, according to the Uganda Wildlife Authority. From July 2018 to July 2019, in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park alone, Gorilla Doctors conducted 126 health checks and performed 23 veterinary interventions to treat ill or injured gorillas.