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2014-09-24 16:22:13

On Project Completion, One-Third of Total Campus Electricity Demand will be Served with Carbon Neutral Energy DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Davis and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) plan to build a 16-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power plant that is expected to generate 14 percent of UC Davis' electricity needs. The university anticipates that, when the plant is completed in 2015, more than one-third of total electricity demand on campus...

2013-12-04 23:01:19

In keeping with its mission to support research in the field of Ayurvedic Medicine, the California College of Ayurveda is pleased to announce the publication of a new research paper Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 In keeping with its mission to support research in the field of Ayurvedic Medicine, the California College of Ayurveda is pleased to announce the publication of the research paper "Gotu Kola Exposure Protects Adult Skin Fibroblasts from Oxidative Stress". The...

2011-06-08 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of California, Davis, and BGI, the world's largest genome sequencing institute, agreed today (June 8) to form a partnership to conduct large-scale genome sequencing and functional genomics programs, focusing initially on the areas of food security; human and animal health and wellness; and biodiversity and environmental health. UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi and BGI Director Jian Wang signed a formal agreement...

2011-05-19 07:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest planned Zero Net Energy development in the U.S. is readying for its debut this fall. Under construction on the University of California, Davis campus, UC Davis West Village is combining advanced energy efficient design features with a 4-megawatt (MW), high efficiency SunPower solar power system to achieve the largest planned Zero Net Energy development in the nation. UC Davis West Village is the product of an innovative...

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2010-05-04 12:52:16

Researchers in the Department of Entomology,  University of California, Davis, have discovered that the fruit fly has a native odorant receptor that detects the silkworm moth's sex pheromone, and that it's "amazingly more sensitive" than the moth's odorant receptor. Their work could open research doors for insect-inspired biosensors. The odor detector or OR is a means of chemical communication that helps insects find mates.  The olfactory link between silkworm moths (Bombyx mori)...

2009-11-03 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health is pleased to announce a partnership with UC Davis to monitor for and increase the local capacity in "geographic hot spots" to identify the emergence of new infectious diseases in high-risk wildlife such as bats, rodents, and non-human primates that could pose a major threat to human health. UC Davis leads a coalition of leading experts in wildlife...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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