Bizarre Bear Behavior in Northern California Linked to Brain Disease, Source UnknownThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife started studying overly-friendly bears in 2014. Necropsies showed the animals had encephalitis but there’s no telling yet how they’re getting it.
UC Davis Makes Unique Spring Break Offer -- $75 Paid To Students Who Staycation UC Davis officials have taken to Facebook with a unique offer to make sure there is no new surge in COVID cases on campus and to support local businesses. They are offering students $75 to take a staycation.
9-Month-Old Conjoined Twins Separated After Marathon Surgery At UC Davis Children’s HospitalA set of twins who were conjoined at the head are recovering after a marathon 24-hour separation surgery at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
Study: COVID-19 Concerns Spur Spike In Sales To First-Time Gun OwnersA new UC Davis study indicates gun sales have spiked in California since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and many people buying firearms are first-time gun owners.
Mom's Rare Condition Spurs SRA Scholar to Career in Medical ResearchSRA scholar Steven Palomares' passion for science is deeply personal with his own mother's health being a primary motivation.
Sonoma State University Hires New Campus Police ChiefSonoma State University named current UC Santa Cruz Police Chief Nader Oweis as its new chief of police this week.
Study: Number of NorCal Wildfires Increased Since 1984, Climate Change Making Fires WorseA new study from UC Davis found that the number of high-severity wildfires in Northern California have been increasing by 10% each decade since 1984.
Federal Grand Jury Returns Charges Against Chinese ScientistA federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment Thursday against against former UC Davis researcher Juan Tang charging her with visa fraud and making false statements to the FBI, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.
Lake Tahoe's Fluctuating Clarity Worse After Wet WinterLake Tahoe’s fluctuating clarity got worse last year during an especially cold and wet winter as sedimentation, algae growth and a tiny invasive shrimp continued to pose restoration challenges for the famed clear water of the alpine lake.
Chinese Scientist Working at UC Davis Arrested After Seeking Medical CareA Chinese scientist working at UC Davis was charged with visa fraud after U.S. authorities said she concealed her military ties when she was arrested for leaving the Chinese consulate in San Francisco to seek medical care for her asthma.
FBI Takes Wanted Chinese Researcher Into Custody; She Had Been Harbored In SF ConsulateA Chinese researcher, wanted on visa fraud charges and being harbored inside San Francisco's Chinese Consulate, was in the custody of US Marshals Friday and being held in Sacramento.
FBI: San Francisco Chinese Consulate Harboring Researcher Accused Of Lying To FedsThe FBI believes the Chinese consulate in San Francisco is harboring a Chinese researcher who is charged in federal court in California with lying about her military background.
Study: Shelter-In-Place Leading To Fewer California Mountain Lions Becoming RoadkillMonths of sheltering in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significantly fewer wild animals becoming roadkill, including California's mountain lions, a new study finds.
Coronavirus Update: California Emissions Dip Drastically During Shelter-In-Place, UC Davis Study FindsWhile the coronavirus shelter-in-place orders have caused a steep decline in traffic, a new study looks to quantify the environmental impact of taking all those tailpipes off the roads.
2 North Bay VacaValley Hospital Health Care Workers Test Positive For CoronavirusTwo health care workers at NorthBay VacaValley Hospital, who were exposed to a Solano County woman who was now being treated for the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus at UC Davis Medical Center, have tested positive for the illness and have been ordered to undergone quarantine in their homes in Solano and Alameda counties.