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A Cafe Du Monde patron pours sugar into a cup of Cafe Au Lait on opening day at Cafe Du Monde on October 19, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The famous cafe reopened after being closed for more than a month after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on August 29.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Can We Reduce Our Sugar Intake? WHO Announces New Guidelines

It’s no secret that Americans have a love affair with sugar, but we’ve been hearing for years that the collective sweet tooth is dangerous, if not deadly.

03/04/2015

Hobbes

3-Legged Dog Gets High-Tech 3-D Leg Designed By UC Davis Students

On 3 legs, Hobbes was as rough and tumble as the next guy. Soon, this little terrier will be running about on 3 legs plus a brand new 3-D prosthetic limb, thanks to a group of scholars at UC Davis and a Sacramento library.

03/04/2015

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

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Tobacco Smoke Exposure In Womb Increases Diabetes Risk, UC Davis Researchers Find

A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis and the Public Health Institute found women exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents in the womb have are at higher risk for diabetes.

02/09/2015

UC Davis Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts (Wikemedia Commons)

Swastikas Spray-Painted On Off-Campus Jewish Frat House Near UC Davis

Detectives were investigating spray painted swastikas on a University of California, Davis off-campus Jewish fraternity house as a hate crime.

02/02/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an Electron Micrograph of the Ebola Virus is seen. (CDC via Getty Images)

UC Davis Medical Center Patient Tests Negative For Ebola Virus

A patient at the UC Davis Medical Center suspected of having the Ebola virus has tested negative, officials said.

01/30/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an Electron Micrograph of the Ebola Virus is seen. (CDC via Getty Images)

Potential Ebola Patient Being Treated In Sacramento

A patient suspected of potentially having been exposed to Ebola is being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

01/29/2015

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

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

Eggs for Sale

Egg Prices Could Rise As Much As 40 Percent When New State Regulations Take Effect In January

New state regulations that take effect in January that require poultry farmers to provide more space in hen houses is expected to drive up egg prices.

12/16/2014

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