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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


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


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


UC Davis writes new PC policy

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.

May 8, 2001


KFC Canada celebrates 60 year anniversary with photo-printing chicken bucket (Tomorrow Daily 219)

We're not quite sure why we'd need to pick up KFC's Memories Bucket, which houses both fried chicken and a Bluetooth photo printer. Maybe you really want to capture those salty, greasy moments? We're not judging.

By August 3, 2015


Newly discovered amphibious ichthyosaur is a prehistoric missing link

A new ichthyosaur discovered in China is the missing link between the aquatic reptiles of the Mesozoic era and their terrestrial ancestors.

By November 4, 2014


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


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


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


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