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2014-06-12 23:07:31

Seoul Semiconductor proudly sponsored three talented young lighting designers from CLTC at UC Davis at Lightfair International 2014 Tradeshow in Las Vegas last week. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Seoul Semiconductor was proud to sponsor the attendance of talented young lighting designers at Lightfair International this year. Chase Henriksen, Dylan Laufenberg and Amanda Saeteun were the winners of the 10th Annual Luminaire Design Competition at the University of California, Davis....

2014-05-22 16:27:26

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, UC Davis Health System and Orbis International, a leading global non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to eliminate avoidable blindness, signed an agreement of cooperation that will expand the use of telemedicine technology to help treat and prevent blindness in the developing world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90712 The new alliance, which features the expertise of the UC Davis Center for Health and...

2014-05-14 16:25:33

Student Films Recognized for Communicating Mental Health Awareness SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve films created by California high school and University of California (UC) students were announced as statewide winners in the second annual Directing Change Video Contest during a ceremony held yesterday afternoon as part of Mental Health Matters Day. The student video contest, sponsored by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), empowers young people...

2014-04-03 16:24:59

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned plant pathologists Gerald Holmes and Kelly Ivors have been named to head research and development efforts at the new Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. The Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center, a one-of-a-kind partnership between Cal Poly's College of Food, Agriculture & Environmental Sciences (CAFES) and the California Strawberry...

2014-03-25 08:20:13

- Super-efficient "living laboratory" seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes DAVIS, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda today marked the opening of Honda Smart Home US, showcasing technologies that enable zero net energy living and transportation. The home, located on the West Village campus of the University of California, Davis, is capable of producing more energy on-site from renewable sources than it consumes annually, including...

2014-03-12 23:02:29

Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation will soon blast into orbit for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). This citizen science project, known as Project MERCCURI, is led by UC Davis...

2014-02-07 23:01:37

Students enrolled in Designing with Light at the University of California, Davis this semester will be competing in the 10th Annual Luminaire Design Competition this spring. The students must create original luminaire prototypes for outdoor pathways using an energy-efficient LED module manufactured by LEDLab using Seoul Semiconductor's Acrich2 AC-LED module. Davis, California (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 This year marks the 10th Annual Luminaire Design Competition for students enrolled...

New Technique Turns Plant Waste Into Biogasoline
2014-02-04 07:17:39

University of California, Davis Gasoline-like fuels can be made from cellulosic materials such as farm and forestry waste using a new process invented by chemists at the University of California, Davis. The process could open up new markets for plant-based fuels, beyond existing diesel substitutes. "What's exciting is that there are lots of processes to make linear hydrocarbons, but until now nobody has been able to make branched hydrocarbons with volatility in the gasoline range," said...

Robin Hansen
2014-01-13 04:59:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments are frequently used to help young children who are autistic or suffering from other developmental delays, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of California, Davis MIND Institute. The paper, which was published online Saturday in the Journal of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics, also found that the families most likely to employ both...


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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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