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.
Bye Bye Birdies--to make room for two large solar car ports, UC Davis needs to cut down a few dozen pear trees.
Concerns about privacy and security--apparently fueled by the Google Buzz launch disaster--have derailed a Gmail pilot program at Calif. university.
The University of California at Davis will join a growing number of colleges that expect entering undergraduates to own a computer. The school's new guideline states that "every entering undergraduate student will be expected to own a computer that meets certain minimum performance standards and that can connect effectively to the Internet." Because the university is "expecting" students to have a computer, rather than merely suggesting it, eligible students should be able to receive financial aid, likely a loan, to pay for it, the university said. The school has a partnership with Dell Computer to offer students a desktop or laptop, starting around $1,000 for a computer, 17-inch monitor, software package and four-year warranty.
Zebras may not be nearly as sneaky as some people thought. A study casts doubt on the idea that those magnificent stripes are used to hide the horse-like creatures from predators.
The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.
UC Davis biomedical engineers turn to human skin for inspiration in creating a new moisture-wicking fabric.
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.
Hacktivists target UC Davis policeman Lt. John Pike; meanwhile, Amazon reviewers gush with feeling about pepper spray.
UC Davis researchers transform everyday iPhones into medical-quality imaging and chemical detection devices using materials that cost as much as a typical app.