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  • oyster in shell

    What oysters reveal about sea change

    Head out with ​M​ark Bittman as he braves the elements and cruises along the waters off Marshall, Calif. UC Davis researchers are helping local food producers like Hog Island Oyster Farm monitor the effects of ocean acidification on the marine ecosystem.

  • Mark Bittman and Yong Chen

    Chop suey's next wave

    Take a tour with Mark Bittman through the history of Chinese-American cuisine with his guide, UC Irvine's Yong Chen, author of "Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America."

  • UC Davis: Cooking safely: Using a thermometer

    Want to be a top-notch chef? Make sure you use a thermometer. It ensures well-cooked, and safe, food, says Christine Bruhn, a UC Cooperative Extension specialist emerita.

  • Buck Fire, Riverside County, 2012

    Forecast for Southern California’s 2015 fire season

    Fire ecologist spells out what could be ahead for the Southland in this fourth year of severe drought. (Image courtesy of Cal Fire)

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