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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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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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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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Pepper-spraying cop now getting the full Internet treatment

Hacktivists target UC Davis policeman Lt. John Pike; meanwhile, Amazon reviewers gush with feeling about pepper spray.

By November 22, 2011

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Modular iMobot can crawl, roll, and link up

UC Davis start-up hopes to commercialize articulated faceplate bot this year to advance research.

By March 25, 2011

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New cloth self-cleans by killing bacteria

Chemists at UC Davis are reporting on a new self-cleaning cotton fabric that breaks down toxic chemicals and bacteria when exposed to light.

By October 3, 2011

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Behold the iPhone as hi-def medical imaging device

UC Davis researchers transform everyday iPhones into medical-quality imaging and chemical detection devices using materials that cost as much as a typical app.

By October 4, 2011