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Science explains why zebras have stripes

Science explains why zebras have stripes

April 1 (UPI) -- A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, believe they've systematically solved the puzzle of why zebras have stripes.
Brooks Hays

Water supply seen as most pressing issue in U.S. resource management

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A survey of policy makers and scientists indicates water supply is the most pressing environmental issue facing the United States, researchers said Wednesday.

Study: Space flights might risk astronauts' immune systems

DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Humans might consider venturing into space to be a bold adventure but it may not be good for our immune systems, researchers in California say.
Did hard-wired fear of snakes drive evolution of human vision?

Did hard-wired fear of snakes drive evolution of human vision?

DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The evolution of high-quality vision in our human ancestors may have been driven by a hard-wired fear of snakes, Japanese and Brazilian researchers suggest.

Study: Longer human life spans will affect species, environment

DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Increases in human life expectancy could increase the rate of species extinctions and lead to a rise in invasive species around the world, U.S. researchers say.
Affirmative action living on the edge

Affirmative action living on the edge

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, before going on recess last month, narrowed affirmative action in college admissions as much as it possibly could without killing it. A case accepted for argument next term not only threatens big trouble for what remains of race-based preferential admissions, but for gender-based admissions policies as well.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent

DNA study shows almost all Europeans genetically related

DAVIS, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- People in Europe are one big family, closely related to one another for the past 1,000 years, a study of the DNA of people from across the continent found.
Fish in Gulf of Mexico showing long-term oil spill effects

Fish in Gulf of Mexico showing long-term oil spill effects

DAVIS, Calif., May 2 (UPI) -- Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill sickened an important fish species in the Gulf of Mexico for at least a year after the disaster, researchers say.
Many Android apps said to have security flaws that could expose info

Many Android apps said to have security flaws that could expose info

DAVIS, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- Many texting, messaging and blogging apps developed for Android smartphones have security flaws that may expose private information, U.S. researchers say.
Do cases sound death knell for affirmative action?

Do cases sound death knell for affirmative action?

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- While the Texas case on affirmative action in college admissions is still pending, the U.S. Supreme Court surprisingly agreed last week to hear an affirmative action case out of Michigan that promises to be a genuine mover and shaker.

N. California woman stabbed while sleeping

WOODLAND, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- A woman who was allegedly stabbed in her sleep by her husband early Wednesday was expected to recover from her wounds, police in Northern California said.

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Chemist who caused blast out on $2M bail

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A University of California, Davis, chemist in jail for allegedly causing a blast in his on-campus apartment was released on $2 million bail, officials said.

UC Davis chemist arrested after blast

DAIVS, Calif., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A University of California, Davis, chemist injured in an apartment blast is being held on felony charges of possessing explosive material, officials said.

Engineered algae seen as fuel source

DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Engineered bacteria could make fuel from sunlight as a step toward replacing fossil fuels as raw materials for the chemical industry, U.S. researchers say.
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The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is a public research university located in Davis, California, and one of ten campuses in the University of California system. Referred locally as UCD, the school was originally established in 1905 as the University Farm, an extension of UC Berkeley. UC Davis welcomed its first class in 1908. It was later formally established as a UC campus by the Regents of the University of California in 1959. The University celebrated its Centennial during the 2008-2009 academic year.

UC Davis' graduate and professional programs include the UC Davis School of Medicine (which includes the UC Davis Medical Center), the UC Davis School of Law, the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis School of Education, UC Davis Graduate Studies, The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, and the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

The UC Davis Aggies compete in the NCAA Division I level primarily in the Big West Conference as well as Great West Conference, Pacific-10 Conference, and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in other sports. In its first year of full Division I status, 11 UC Davis teams qualified for NCAA post-season.

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