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58 min ago | ESPN

Takeaways from Stanford-UC Davis

Stanford made quick work of U.C. Davis in a 45-0 rout. It was exactly the type of performance that was expected, but here are a few takeaways: Ty Montgomery is one of the nation's most exciting players.

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4 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Researchers Watch Glass Flipping From One Structure To Another Under Pressure

Glass is ideal for applications that require resistance to thermal shock or to chemically harsh environments and manufacturers commonly use additives such as boron oxide to tweak its properties by changing the atomic structure of glass.

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8 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Students react to 'Yes means yes' sexual consent bill

SB 967, which passed Thursday, would require colleges in California to enact policies to instruct students about how sexual activity should be approached.

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Related Topix: Carmichael, CA, Autos

11 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

California to become first state to implement 'Yes-means-Yes' law

WEEKEND, COMING UP. NEWS AT 11:00 STARTS NOW. AS COLLEGE STUDENTS ACROSS THE STATE RETURN TO CAMPUS, CALIFORNIA IS ON THE VERGE OF BECOMING THE FIRST DATE IN THE NATION TO CLEARLY DEFINE WHEN YES MEANS YES IN SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS.

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Convert your water-hungry lawn to a drought-tolerant landscape

The California Native Grasslands Association will be hosting a lawn conversion workshop at the Vanderhoef Studio Theater in the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home

19 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

The early cost of HIV: Inflammatory response breaks down intestinal...

Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Wave

Two O.C. hospitals among state's worst for breast-feeding

The UC Davis Human Lactation Center and California WIC Association found that in 2013, nearly 93 percent of California women breast-fed their newborns in the hospital, but 30 percent of their babies also received formula during their short stays, especially in low-income areas.

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The Daily Democrat

Farmworkers' son active in UC Davis research wins prestigious NIH scholarship

A biochemistry and molecular biology major, Abraham Corrales has been awarded the NIH Undergraduate Scholarship for students from disadvantaged backgrounds and committed to careers in health-related research.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Watsonville, CA, Agriculture

The Daily Democrat

Davis stalker sentenced to 300 days in jail, probation

Four months after his arrest, Erik Bowling uttered his first words in court on Friday, apologizing for stalking a UC Davis student.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA

Medical Daily

Imagination And Memory Both Access The Hippocampus; Each Process Uses It Differently

Memory and imagination both rely on the hippocampus. However, each mental process elicits its own pattern of neural function within that brain region.

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Davis Enterprise

Davis Innovation Center team fields questions

Sherry Venezia poses a question to John Hodgson, project director of the Davis Innovation Center, during a community meeting Thursday at city chambers.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Duke University, Sacramento, CA

DigitalKoans

Director for Online Strategy at UC Davis

As a key member of the Library's executive leadership team and under direction of the University Librarian, responsible for strategic planning, design and analysis; technology research and development; and administration to oversee the Library's overall online delivery strategy and related operations for its scholarly collections and academic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libraries

Hispanic Business

Introducing the multi-tasking nanoparticle

Built on an easy-to-make polymer, these particles can be used as contrast agents to light up tumors for MRI and PET scans or deliver chemo and other therapies to destroy tumors.

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Related Topix: Nanotechnology, Science / Technology, Medicine, Cancer, Health

Forbes.com

Ayla Partners With Major U.S. Tablet Supplier YiFang To Provide Affordable Home Control

I write about Asian enterprises in California. My Asia experiences include living in Beijing for a year after graduating in English at UC Davis and briefly being an editorial assistant at the Hong Kong bureau for Forbes in 2012.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Science Daily

Neuroscientists watch imagination happening in the brain

By showing people their own photos during MRI sessions, neuroscientists distinguished between brain activity that is specific to memory and activity that is specific to imagination.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Brigham Young University, Weird

The Jewish News Weekly

seniors | Students at SFSU's institute for older adults thrive on learning for its own sake

After retiring as a pediatrician at 65, Bertram Koel returned to school to earn a master's degree in public health.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, us Travel, Travel, Los Angeles, CA, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel

Russia Taday

Ferguson aftermath: California city tells cops to get rid of armored vehicle

The city council of Davis, California has decided to drop the local police department's Pentagon-supplied armored vehicle following worries from the community that it could be used against demonstrations, as was the case in Ferguson, Missouri this month.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Inhabitat

6 Environmentally Conscious Wineries Around the World

Rejoice, vino drinkers, for harvest season is here! Late summer and early fall is one of the best times to take a trip to your local wineries and vineyards to sip wines and watch as the latest crop is processed.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

NewsReview.com

With a new book about Midtown, historian William Burg explores the...

William Burg will discuss and sign copies of Midtown Sacramento on Thursday, August 28, at Time Tested Books .

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, August, CA, Dixon, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

News10.net

Quake predictor can help you plan for the next a big onea Quake...

If you've ever wondered about the earthquake risk in your area and the damage your home might suffer -- yes, there is an app for that.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Napa, CA

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