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By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 14--As many as 8,500 University of California employees -- including UC Davis workers -- are expected to hit the picket lines today to protest a deadlock over wage hikes.
By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 13--As many as 8,500 University of California employees may hit the picket lines beginning Monday to protest a deadlock over wage increases.
A computer science Ph.D. student can turn his face into a remote control that speeds and slows video playback. The proof-of-concept demonstration is part of a larger project to use automated facial expression recognition to make robots more effective teachers.
By Steven Harmon, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jun. 24--SACRAMENTO -- Marred by allegations of conflicts among fund managers, secretive decisions and poor investments, the $48 billion University of California Retirement System has been under fire for years.
A new study by researchers at UC Davis shows how our very short-term "working memory," which allows the brain to stitch together sensory information, operates. The system retains a limited number of high-resolution images for a few seconds, rather than a wider range of fuzzier impressions.
Three-dimensional snowflakes can now be grown in a computer using a program developed by mathematicians at UC Davis and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The San Francisco Bay region has a 25 percent chance of a magnitude 7 or greater earthquake in the next 20 years, and a roughly 1 percent chance of such an earthquake each year, according to the "Virtual California" computer simulation.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.