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A striped skunk carcass on Asti Store Road off U.S. Highway 101 near Geyserville. (Lori Dudzik/UC Davis)

Study Of Roadkill Hot Spots Shows Bay Area Roadways Are ‘Ring Of Death’ For Wildlife

Busy freeways running alongside park land and marshes make San Francisco Bay Area roads a “ring of death” for wildlife, according to a new statewide roadkill report that tracks the deadliest traffic spots for wildlife.

04/15/2015

Gardeners (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Gardening’s New Ethos ‘Help The Planet’

From the biggest botanical gardens to the smallest backyard plots and terraces, there’s a movement underway to…

04/10/2015

Supreme Court of California courthouse (Coolcaesar/Creative Commons)

California Court Reverses Century-Old Racist Ruling Denying Bay Area Chinese Lawyer

The California Supreme Court righted what it called a “grievous wrong” on Monday, posthumously granting a law license to a Chinese immigrant whose application 125 years ago was denied solely because of his race.

03/17/2015

Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr Visits Bay Area

After #NukeUCDavis Tweets, Roseanne Barr Brings Standup Act To San Francisco

Veteran comedian Roseanne Barr is coming to San Francisco for four dates at Cobbs Comedy club over the Valentine’s Day weekend, but the veteran of stage and television has made it clear she isn’t sending any valentines to the U.C. Davis student body this week.

02/13/2015

Avatars used in a study on body image. (UC Davis)

Video Game Players With Thin Avatars More Physically Active Than Obese Ones, UC Davis Study Finds

A new study from UC Davis found women playing a video game who were given an overweight avatar were not as active as those with a thin avatar, regardless of the player’s actual body type.

01/28/2015

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VIDEO: UC Davis Alumnus Brings Parents To Tears After Paying Off Their Mortgage

A UC Davis alumnus is making waves on Reddit after posting a video in which he surprises his parents with one very thoughtful holiday gift.

12/26/2014

Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Davis Scientists Say Next Napa Earthquake Could Be Much Bigger, More Destructive

The next earthquake in the Napa Valley could be much stronger than the magnitude 6 quake that shook the region in August, according to preliminary research from the University of California at Davis.

12/19/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Best Global Universities’ Are Right In Bay Area’s Backyard

Do you want your kids to attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities? They won’t have to go far, according to the latest ‘Best Global Universities Ranking’ from U.S. News and World Report.

10/28/2014

A military vehicle.  (CBS)

City Of Davis Returning $700K Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle Donated By Feds

The city of Davis is returning hundreds of thousands of dollars in military equipment donated by the Federal Government.

10/22/2014

A laboratory mouse. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Davis Researchers Erase Specific Memories In Mice Using Pulses Of Light

Researchers at UC Davis are learning how to use lasers to erase specific memories in mice.

10/13/2014

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