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The domesticated chili pepper is the mostly grown spice crop in the world. A team of researchers at the University of California Davis has discovered the origin of that pepper.
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RED BLUFF >> The wrist is one of the body's most intricate structures, and impairments in any part of its system of bones and joints - which make all hand movement possible - can drastically affect daily life.
Arguably the most famous line from "Jerry Maguire" – the movie that took super agent Leigh Steinberg from sports-famous to dinner table-famous – is "Show me the money!" But in his meandering one-hour talk to UC Davis law students Wednesday, Steinberg spoke more about finding the "kwan," a concept from the movie meaning love, respect, ... (more)
Third Creek flows into Lake Tahoe from the shore of Incline Village. In an ongoing effort to protect the lake, scientists are developing an alternative way to trap stormwater runoff by using the natural depressions in the landscape.
Chili peppers likely became a cultivated crop in central-east Mexico, according to a new study by an international team including UC Davis plant scientists.
Nearly nine out of 10 Californians say the state is suffering from a "serious water shortage," according to a new poll that confirms widespread concern over the lack of rain, diminished Sierra snowpack and low reservoir levels after three years of drought.
The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis announced that Mary Bianchi of the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is this year's recipient of ASI's Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award.
A renovation plan would cost $11 million just for the ADA fixes. Beyond that, the City Council faces big decisions about the 40-year-old building's future as Sacramento's workhorse arts venue.
From the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and Center for Pharmacogenomics , College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Community Health and Family Medicine , College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville; Department of Preventive Medicine, College ... (more)
The UC Davis Arboretum presents a great venue for an easy hike. It's a wonderful place to spend an afternoon strolling along the creek, visiting the many gardens and plant collections.
The community gathered Monday to remember the life of Karuk Tribal leader Amos Merrill Tripp who was the first director of United Indian Health Services and served as an inspiration to his peers.
The union that represents 13,000 teaching assistants at the University of California -- including almost 1,800 at University of California Davis -- filed two more unfair labor practice complaints.
This is the first time I have reviewed a novel about which it is almost impossible to say anything without destroying the moment of jolting astonishment that I experienced on first reading it.
The latest boost to anti-cannabis propaganda comes from California's crippling drought.
"You can make really great olive oil anywhere," said Dan Flynn, an olive expert and director of the University of California-Davis Olive Center , "and you can make really crappy olive oil anywhere."
Eighteen years later, the surprise and slight panic Taylor felt repeated themselves when the 58-year-old professor of early American history got the news Monday via a barrage of emails that he had a won a second Pulitzer for "The Internal Enemy," his book about the role escaped slaves around Chesapeake Bay played in the War of 1812.