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Brave new world for food and health coming, nutrition scientists predict

Brave new world for food and health coming, nutrition scientists predict

Nutrition is still based on healthy foods but is reaching beyond to tackle complex health problems.

The year 2020 is a mere five years away but will be a turning point defining a new era of nutrition for both consumers and scientists, say nutritionists who met this year at the University of California, Davis.

The heart of nutrition will still be about healthful, vitamin-rich foods in moderate proportions, but will go far beyond to tackle some of the most complex and daunting challenges in human health... Read More

WHS annual art show Dec. 17

WHS annual art show Dec. 17

Woodland High School's 7th Annual Art Show is scheduled for ..... Read More

Bitter food but good medicine from cucumbers

Bitter food but good medicine from cucumbers

The same compounds bred out of wild cucumbers to curb the bitter taste have potential to treat cancer and diabetes.

High-tech genomics and traditional Chinese medicine come together as researchers identify the genes responsible for the intense bitter taste of wild cucumbers. Taming this bitterness made cucumber, pumpkin and their relatives into popular foods, but the same compounds also have potential to treat cancer and diabetes... Read More

New grant aims to build global food security through produce research

New grant aims to build global food security through produce research

A new $18.75 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development will boost international fruit and vegetable research led by the University of California, Davis.

The award extends for five more years a research program established at UC Davis in 2009 as the Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program. Recently, the program was renamed the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture... Read More

Experience Hendrix

Experience Hendrix
Experience Hendrix
10-16-2014 - 10-16-2014
Mondavi Center, UC Davis
http://www.mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=1514&season=2014
Admission: $57-$97
 
(530) 754-2787
 
http://tickets.mondaviarts.org/single/SYOS.aspx?p=3072
Start Time(s): Thurs 8pm
Jimi Hendrix's status as a cultural icon stands undiminished His continuing influence on popular culture more than three decades after his untimely death in 1970 is remarkable Experience Hendrix, organized by Jimi’s own family, pays tribute to Hendrix’s musical legacy, with an all-star cast of musicians performing Hendrix’s unforgettable music
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Essay contest announced as part of 227th year of U.S. Constitution

Essay contest announced as part of 227th year of U.S. Constitution

There are a number of events and displays in Davis ..... Read More

C-STEM Center high school math, robotics courses approved for UC admission

C-STEM Center high school math, robotics courses approved for UC admission

Starting this fall, it will be easier for California high schools and intermediate schools to include UC-ready courses from the UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education, or C-STEM Center, in their curricula.

The C-STEM Center has been awarded an “A-G Program Status” by the University Of California Office of the President. This means that high schools will now be able to easily add the center’s “A-G approved” courses to their own school’s A-G course lists without submitting a complete course content description and going through the traditional approval process with the university. ... Read More