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2 hrs ago | Live Science

Birthplace of Chili Pepper Farming Revealed

Chili peppers reign as the world's most widely cultivated spice crop; farmers grow them in bulk, and self-described chili-heads breed ever-spicier varieties of the fruit.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Archaeology, Anthropology, Genetics, Medicine, Davis, CA, UC Berkeley

6 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Society of Women Engineers helps men too: Organization at HSU preps...

Men and women from Humboldt State University's Society of Women Engineers are gearing up to attend an annual conference that will help them network with different companies and learn more about the demands of their field.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

UC Davis Admits Record Number Of Students

This year UC Davis has admitted a record number of students, bringing the institution closer toward its goal to expand the campus by thousands at the end of the decade.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, Monday, April 21: Women gather to support farming

UC Davis Dean of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Helene Dillard will be the featured speaker at the annual Down to Earth Women Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 15 at Driscoll's Rancho Corralitos, 242 Corralitos Road.

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Related Topix: Corralitos, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Watsonville, CA, Martinez, CA

ABC News

Bus and FedEx Truck Burst Into Flames Immediately

A California Highway Patrol Officer looks over the demolished cab of FedEx truck that crashed into a tour bus, at left, on Interstate 5 Thursday in Orland, Calif., April 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Orland, CA, Education Etc., Glenn County, CA

Science Blog

Birthplace of the domesticated chili pepper identified in Mexico

Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper - now the world's most widely grown spice crop - reports an international team of researchers, led by a plant scientist at the University of California, Davis.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Davis, CA, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, University of Arizona

Customer Interaction Solutions

Sacramento retailer hit the brakes, came out ahead [The Sacramento Bee :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 20--Greg Bauer built a business for skiers, snowboarders and other outdoor adventure types.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Internet, Science / Technology

The Star Press

BSU's Deanna Pucciarelli has lots to teach

When visiting Deanna Pucciarelli's kitchen in her stately house near the Ball State University campus, her warm hospitality and obvious food skills prove she's the perfect fit for her job.

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Related Topix: Ball State University, Life, Food, Deli Food, Culinary Institute of America, Chocolate

Sat Apr 19, 2014

UC San Diego Tritons

Tritons Earn Three Victories at Stanford Invitational

The UC San Diego men's rowing team took part in the Stanford Invitational Friday and Saturday on Redwood Shores Lagoon, racing against the host as well as crews from Cal, Santa Clara, UC Davis and the University of San Diego.

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Related Topix: Stanford, CA, UC San Diego, University of San Diego

SanLuisObispo.com

College Roundup: Frias turns in strong 5,000

Chris Frias ran the fifth-fastest 5,000-meter time in Cal Poly history at the Mt.

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Related Topix: El Macero, CA, Meadow Vista, CA, Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine

The Reporter

Like your lilies? Thank a scientist

It seems those glorious Easter lilies that grace homes and churches this time of year probably wouldn't be there -- or as glorious -- without scientists like nematologist Becky Brown Westerdahl of the University of California, Davis, and the methods she uses to battle nematodes.

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Related Topix: Brookings, OR, Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Curry County, OR

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New Front Yard: Western spice bush

It's a UC Davis Arboretum All-Star as well as part of the New Front Yard series.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Swim to sea? These salmon are catching a lift

Salmon tumble into the hold of the Merva W, a fishing trawler, which will carry the young fish down the Sacramento River to the Pacific Ocean, in Rio Vista, Calif., April 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rio Vista, CA, California, Vista, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Davis, CA

The Record-Courier

Scientists seek runoff studies funding

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.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Award-winning Tracy High student impacts science mentor

Three years ago, Dean Reese, who teaches a range of science courses from physics to biology at Tracy High School, met a very rare student-a student who would pursue professional research endeavors from the moment he entered Reese's classroom, a student who would eventually garner both regional and national acclaim for his work, and a student who ... (more)

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The Daily Democrat

More Latinos being admitted to UC Davis

UCD had 60,536 applications from which to make its offers this year and expects to enroll about 5,200 new freshmen in the fall.

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Related Topix: Linda, CA, Standardized Testing, Education

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: UC Berkeley acceptance rate plunges amid new admission process

University of California, Berkeley's freshman acceptance rate for fall 2014 plunged 3.5 percent amid changes to its admission process, including a greater emphasis on admitting out-of-state students.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles

Business Journal

UC Davis public health school back on front burner

Only weeks after taking charge, the new medical chief at UC Davis, Dr. Julie Freischlag, is spearheading a plan to create a school of public health in Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Sacramento, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Eighth bus crash victim officially identified

The eighth victim of the tragic crash on Interstate 5 near Orland that killed 10 people on April 10 was identified Thursday by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Orland, CA, Glenn County, CA

The Daily Democrat

UC Davis to host annual global health day

UC Davis and the University of California Global Health Institute will host global health leaders from California and beyond on Saturday, April 26, during the fourth annual UC Global Health Day.

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Related Topix: California, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Linda, CA

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