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UC Davis Basketball Coach Jim Les Signs Extension Through 2020-21 Season

Les led the Aggies to the Big West regular-season title and a spot in the National Invitation Tournament last season. They were 14-2 in the Big West and 25-7 overall, a year after going 9-22. The turnaround was the biggest in NCAA Division I last season.


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Placer County Group’s Decade Of Fundraising Means More Breast Cancer Research At UC Davis

Each one has her own personal war story, but Laura Tyrrell, Cindy Pico, and Carol Garcia have worked for years to turn their rough journeys into something positive.



One Final Beer: UC Davis Students Compete For Iron Brew Title

It’s the second year the school and brewery held the competition for the Iron Brew title. Forty students all part of the program worked all semester to come up with the perfect beer to be judged.



UC Davis Undocumented Student Center Hailed As Example For Other Schools

UC President Janet Napolitano will host a seminar on Thursday showing how colleges and universities can better serve students living in the country illegally.


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Farming Drones Approved By FAA After Testing In California’s Wine Country

Ken Giles, a professor of agricultural engineering at UC Davis, has spent the past several years studying and refining the Yamaha R-MAX unmanned helicopter. The device comes equipped with tanks to fly above crops, including grapes, releasing pesticides and supplements with little labor cost.


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Breast Milk Pills Could Be Answer To Curing Intestinal Problems

Researchers have long said that mother’s milk can prevent disease, but in a UC Davis food science lab, scientists apply that old research for a new medical breakthrough.


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Discovering Drought-Tolerant Plants At The UC Davis Arboretum

These plants are not soaking in water, but they are soaking-in the beauty of a drought-resistant garden.


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UC Davis Arboretum Selling Drought-Resistant Plants On Saturday

At the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery, CBS13’s tour guide Ellen Zagory, the director of public horticulture, guides us through the world of drought-tolerant plants.


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UC Davis Makes Emergency Alert System Available To Entire Davis Community

The 101st annual Picnic Day is this weekend, and officials at UC Davis are preparing for the celebration.


Smog arrives at the banks of Songhua River due to the lowest temperature rises to minus 14 degrees celsius on January 22, 2015 in Jilin, Jilin province of China. The Air Quality Index in north China's Jilin province has risen to 260, indicating high pollution.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

UC Davis Scientist: Up To 10 Percent Of Central Valley Smog Comes From Asia

Researchers with the California university spent three years gathering air samples from monitoring systems in a plane and near Point Sur on the California coast. Scientists said they were able to determine signature traits of pollutants from different areas, allowing them to determine their origin.


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Yolo County Coroner Releases Official Cause Of Death Of UC Davis Student, Roommate

The Yolo County Coroner’s Office has ruled the official cause of death of Whitney Engler was gunshot wounds to the head and chest.



3-D Printer Helps Blind UC Davis Graduate Student Grasp Chemistry

That’s because Hoby Wedler was born blind. But that’s not stopping him from wanting to guide future college students through some of the most difficult scientific courses.