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Stressed UC Davis students get mobile mental health help

As stressful exam week hits, Just in Case is a mobile-friendly Web site that directs students to appropriate resources both on campus and beyond.

By December 9, 2013

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UC Davis swaps real trees for solar structure

Bye Bye Birdies--to make room for two large solar car ports, UC Davis needs to cut down a few dozen pear trees.

By August 16, 2011

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Report: UC Davis ending Gmail pilot program

Concerns about privacy and security--apparently fueled by the Google Buzz launch disaster--have derailed a Gmail pilot program at Calif. university.

By May 5, 2010

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Breathalyser used to diagnose dolphin health

Researchers have developed a type of breathalyser that can diagnose dolphin health by measuring the metabolites in their breath.

By October 15, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

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New smart fabric mimics the way skin perspires

UC Davis biomedical engineers turn to human skin for inspiration in creating a new moisture-wicking fabric.

By May 21, 2013

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What a heart rate monitor says about your relationship

Researchers at UC Davis find that the heart rates of couples in romantic relationships actually sync up when they are close together -- and that they don't between two people who aren't involved.

By February 13, 2013

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Lifelens malaria app wins Microsoft 'Imagine Cup' grant

Microsoft announces that Team Lifelens of the U.S., a finalist in the 2011 Imagine Cup competition, has won a $75,000 grant.

By January 27, 2012