Can we grow one of the world's largest food crops without fertilizer?

We could be one step closer with the discovery of a new variety of corn.

A pregnant woman relaxed on a bed

56 suspect chemicals found in the average pregnant woman

A new screening method shows that we may have more exposure to industrial chemicals than we thought.

Tiger shark at Shark Park

Welcome to shark park

UC Davis shark-tagging research helps make North America's biggest marine protected area seven times larger.

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How California's sea stars are evolving past a devastating pandemic

Sea star wasting disease provides a rare opportunity to watch a species bounce back from near-total collapse.

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Climate change is making it harder for couples to conceive

Research finds warming temperatures have a negative effect on fertility, birth rates.

Lyft Uber UC Davis

How ride-hailing could improve public transportation instead of undercutting it

With the right rules, ride-sharing apps could enhance public transit.

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Grad student discovers first known manta ray nursery

The habitat is the first of its kind to be described in the world.

Spider scorpion UC Riverside

Spiders vs. scorpions

Spider fear is one of the most well-studied phobias, but a new study shows people are more afraid of scorpions.

V. Ramanathan shares $1.33M sustainable development prize with fellow climate science pioneer

The renowned researcher from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography is honored for his work.

UC Berkeley fox at night

Mammals going nocturnal to avoid humans

Human activity is causing the planet’s mammals to flee daylight for the protection of night, according to a new study.

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