Prolonged fructose consumption may contribute to the development of metabolic syndrome, a combination of medical disorders that, when occurring together, increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Despite an extreme weather year, overall clarity at Lake Tahoe improved in 2011, yet underlying trends portray a more complex picture of the Lake Tahoe ecosystem.
As climate change threatens to reshape California's landscape, University of California, Davis, researchers are helping to inform policymakers about the state's vulnerability and provide strategies for adaptation.
The Administrative Application Development Initiative’s (AADI) PrePurchasing Steering Committee is happy to announce that the new PrePurchasing System is ready to be launched. A Town Hall meeting is scheduled to demonstrate the system on August 16, 2012, from 9 to 11am in Room 3001 PES.
The UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies joined five other leading research institutions in releasing a series of studies designed to establish a national standard.
During the 2000s, organic milk production was one of the fastest growing segments of organic agriculture in the United States.
Research conducted over the past 11 years at the UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier will help ensure the safety of California’s $1.16 billion pistachio crop.
A new discovery could make more tomatoes taste like heirlooms, reports an international research team headed by a UC Davis plant scientist.
UC Davis, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and local agriculture showcased at state geography conference
The UC Davis Geography Graduate Group co-hosted the California Geographical Society’s 66th annual conference, with more than 400 participants attending lectures, workshops, and field trips.
Humans may be forcing an irreversible, planetary-scale tipping point that could severely impact fisheries, agriculture, clean water and much of what Earth needs to sustain its inhabitants.
The UC small farm program and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are teaming up to connect with county and regional fairs to celebrate California specialty crops.
Researchers at UC Davis, report that ancient farmers had a stronger impact on the evolution of maize, or corn, than modern plant breeders have had on the grain — now one of the world’s top production crops.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, will join in an international research effort to develop new ways to diagnose, treat and prevent malnutrition in infants and children around the world.
CDFA teams-up with University of California to promote specialty crops at fairs this summer
Foam capping a glass of beer is a key component of beer quality and consumer satisfaction, writes brewing scientist Charles Bamforth of UC Davis, in a new book, "Foam."
Animal science students at the University of California, Davis, will showcase 14 horses in the auction arena during the 2012 Horse Production Sale, scheduled for June 23 on campus.
A UC Davis agricultural economist will direct a $25 million program aimed at creating financial systems that can boost agricultural productivity and food security in developing countries.
Scientists, including two from UC Davis, warns that inadequate knowledge about the effects of deepwater oil well blowouts threatens scientists' ability to manage comparable future events.
Technology invented by a UC Davis researcher that converts solid waste into renewable energy is the first commercially available, high-solid anaerobic digestion system in the United States.
UC Davis’ global stewardship of agricultural biotechnology research and development gained even more stature recently with official recognition by the USDA’s Biotechnology Quality Management System.