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.
A new ichthyosaur discovered in China is the missing link between the aquatic reptiles of the Mesozoic era and their terrestrial ancestors.
Researchers have developed a type of breathalyser that can diagnose dolphin health by measuring the metabolites in their breath.
As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.
The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.
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.
UC Davis biomedical engineers turn to human skin for inspiration in creating a new moisture-wicking fabric.