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  • How your brain remembers where you parked the car


    If you run into an old friend at the train station, your memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw them. For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's brains.

  • Ten tips to keep summer grilling safe

    UC Davis

    UC Davis offers helpful tips to prevent foodborne illnesses this grilling season.

  • A simple smile can help curb racial bias

    Huffington Post

    Study, co-authored by a UC Berkeley professor, suggests that smiling at or sharing a positive moment with someone of another race can have a big impact on others.

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  • 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)

  • UC Davis: Where do farmers get their seeds?

    As part of a UC Global Food Initiative project to communicate agricultural science, UC Davis grad students and postdocs produced this video to help explain why farmers may choose to buy new seeds every year rather than save seeds.

  • holding a weed

    Take a walk on the wild (edibles) side

    Dandelion, anyone? 'Mark Bittman: California Matters' premieres with a look at urban foraging and the nutritional value of wild edibles.

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