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Pepper-spraying policeman departs U.C.-Davis updated: Wed Aug 01 2012 05:34:00

A campus police officer who sprayed seated protesters with pepper spray during a police attempt to clear out an Occupy encampment at the University of California Davis last year no longer works at the school, a university spokeswoman said.

State report blasts UC-Davis over pepper spray incidentupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 19:32:00

The pepper-spraying of student protesters at the University of California-Davis was an "objectively unreasonable" use of force by campus police, a state review of the incident concluded Wednesday.

'Robosquirrel' deployed to research relationship with rattlesnakesupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 09:44:00

This might sound a bit nutty, but U.S. researchers are using robot squirrels to learn more about how real ones interact with their main predator, rattlesnakes.

Cop watchers: Anonymous vs. policeupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 12:36:00

"Expect us" is the favorite tag line for an endless stream of Web videos posted by the Internet collective known as Anonymous. It's a promise and a threat. In 2011, galvanized by the national Occupy movement, Anonymous delivered.

Occupy LA asking court to stop evictionupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 08:18:00

Refusing to leave their camp at Los Angeles' City Hall, Occupy protesters were seeking a federal court injunction to block their removal.

Occupy Los Angeles refuses to leave campupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 08:18:00

CNN's Sandra Endo reports from Los Angeles as Occupy protesters defy a police order to leave their camp.

Rareview: Race matters at Occupy Atlantaupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 06:49:00

Rareview goes inside the lives of those in America whose stories we don't always hear.

Occupy protesters rally in Los Angeles parkupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 06:49:00

Protesters holding their ground at an Occupy site in Los Angeles rallied on Monday to highlight their success and vowed to continue their encampment.

UC-Davis responds to pepper sprayingupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 05:47:00

UC-Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi speaks to Don Lemon about the pepper spray incident involving police and students.

University to pay medical bills of pepper spray victimsupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 05:47:00

University of California officials said Tuesday they will pay the medical expenses of students who were pepper sprayed during an Occupy Davis protest last week.

U.C. Davis Chancellor: 'I feel horrible'updated: Tue Nov 22 2011 05:43:00

U.C. Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi apologizes to students over Friday's pepper spray incident - but doesn't resign.

California campus police on leave after pepper-sprayingupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 05:39:00

The University of California at Davis has placed two police officers on administrative leave after video of them pepper-spraying non-violent protesters at point-blank range sparked outrage at school officials.

Occupy Roundup: Campus fallout, a silent protest and a new encampmentupdated: Sun Nov 20 2011 19:24:00

What started as the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York in September has spread across major cities worldwide as a call to action against unequal distribution of wealth.

Depressed people often hide symptoms from doctorsupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 07:39:00

Family doctors and other primary care physicians are often the first health professionals to learn that a patient is depressed, but that doesn't mean they identify all of the depression cases that walk through their offices.

California scientist: Early tsunami warning system could be possibleupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 21:37:00

A high-frequency radar in California detected the March 11 tsunami that devastated Japan, raising hopes for the development of a new early warning system, a University of California at Davis oceanographer said.

Rescuers try to save bees from devastationupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 13:33:00

Early morning chill seeps into the Nghe family's front yard. It's an oasis of fruit trees where a bee swarm the size of a football -- some 10,000 bees -- is huddled for warmth in the branches of a kumquat tree.

Research finds some dinosaurs were nocturnalupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 22:54:00

Dinosaurs, it turns out, were on the hunt 24-7.

(HFR for Earth Day) Today's clean tech could power the world by 2050updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:59:00

Using existing technologies, the world could convert almost entirely to green power by mid-century � and it wouldn't cost much more than people now spend on energy, says a new analysis of global energy use.

Voice found: Woman speaks with new larynxupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 22:29:00

For 11 years, Brenda Charett Jensen couldn't speak. She communicated through an electronic device that sounded like a robot. When the batteries ran out, her conversation was over.

Woman without voice for 11 years speaksupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 22:29:00

Doctors say they restored a California woman's voice in one of the most complicated surgeries ever performed.

SI.com: Josh Gross: MMA steps up as college wrestling programs face chopping blockupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 12:44:00

It's late May on the campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Mott Gym is packed. This is a welcome sight for Lennis Cowell and John Azevedo, who fondly remember the halcyon days when wrestling drew more than 2,000 fans -- four times today's average -- to dual meets against Cal State Bakersfield, the California coast school's rival.

Minority filmmakers struggle to get projects made, seenupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 15:43:00

When director Ivan Dixon and writer Sam Greenlee were trying to get the politically charged African-American film "The Spook Who Sat by the Door" made in the early 1970s, they faced major challenges in securing funding.

Proof of a crime may be in a dog's DNAupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 14:41:00

It's a familiar scenario: When clues are scarce, witnesses won't talk and police are stymied, they turn to DNA.

To Native Americans, naming is identityupdated: Fri Apr 09 2010 09:10:00

Naming. It is always about naming, about knowing how to name.

UC Santa Cruz scheduled to reopenupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 08:12:00

Universities nationwide were recovering Friday, a day after protests over education budget cuts hit campuses from coast to coast.

Older mothers' kids have higher autism risk, study findsupdated: Tue Feb 09 2010 09:59:00

A 10-year study examining 4.9 million births in the 1990s has found more evidence that there's a link between autism and the mother's age at conception.

Mother's age tied to autismupdated: Tue Feb 09 2010 09:59:00

A new study finds the risk of having a child with autism increases with a mother's age.

Does sex sell movies? Uh, not reallyupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 12:44:00

When it comes to movies, it may be that sex doesn't sell.

This week in iReport: Tuition protests and love for Oprahupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 10:09:00

This week in iReport we're looking at some big news in California, as well as a momentous announcement in entertainment and your fantastic travel images.

Students vent frustrationsupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 07:29:00

IReporter Nicki Sun shows students at UC Davis blockading an academic building in protest of higher tuition.

Third day of fee protests at California universitiesupdated: Sat Nov 21 2009 19:43:00

Demonstrators entered their third day of a building takeover at UC Santa Cruz on Saturday in protest of a tuition increase, an undertaking that a school spokesman called futile.

University of California students protest 32 percent tuition increaseupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 22:35:00

Angry students at the Davis, California, branch of the University of California refused to vacate the school's administration building Thursday evening in a show of defiance and protest over a 32-percent undergraduate tuition hike instituted by the California Board of Regents earlier in the day.

Ghosts, monsters, dragons: What to tell kidsupdated: Mon Nov 16 2009 09:57:00

When Melinda Roberts is watching animated movies with her kids -- 7, 9, and 11 -- she'll help them recognize voice actors and talk about the creation process so they won't get scared.

The 5 secrets of happy familiesupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 10:25:00

In the hubbub of life with kids, it's amazing how fragile happiness can seem.

Money Magazine: Can you afford a career switch?updated: Fri Jun 05 2009 05:22:00

Kevin O'Leary struggled with a mid-career crisis. After more than a decade producing TV ads, he wanted out. But what next?

Progress is slow in the war against autismupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 14:49:00

William Searing is an Eagle Scout who loves hiking, adventure, art and sports. At age 19, he's in an education program that bridges the gap from high school to getting a job. Wil has autism.

Future foods will cater to personal healthupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 09:51:00

Wouldn't it be great if you knew which foods you should be eating based on your own personal health profile?

Fighting hunger with flood-tolerant riceupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 09:25:00

If every scientist hopes to make at least one important discovery in her career, then University of California-Davis professor Pamela Ronald and her colleagues may have hit the jackpot.

Water-proof rice fights hungerupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 09:25:00

A hardier variety of rice that is tolerant to flooding may prevent millions of people from going hungry.

Do fat cells last forever?updated: Tue Dec 02 2008 18:35:00

What if your doctor told you that even after the weight comes off, your number of fat cells stays the same, and it will be an uphill battle to keep the pounds off? Research published in May 2008 in the journal Nature finds fat cells can shrink -- but they don't go away.

Time.com: A Family Suicide Risk in US Asians?updated: Tue Aug 19 2008 14:00:00

The main predictor of suicide attempts among Asian Americans may be family conflict, according to an analysis by University of California, Davis, psychologists

Time.com: Clinton: No UCLA Graduation Speechupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 14:00:00

Bill Clinton on Tuesday canceled a commencement speech at the University of California, Los Angeles, because of a lingering labor dispute

Time.com: UC Davis Launches Olive Research Centerupdated: Fri Mar 21 2008 18:55:00

After the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, the University of California, Davis established a research department that led to the flourish of the California wine industry. Now, it hopes to do the same for olive oil

Oiled birds become research subjectsupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 15:46:00

The 951 (and counting) birds collected alive after the San Francisco Bay oil spill are doing their part for science.

Hey you -- get out of my space!updated: Tue Oct 30 2007 12:14:00

Here are some of the most effective ways to deal with people who are too close for (your) comfort.

5 healthy food trends worth followingupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 10:25:00

If you want to know where American food traditions are headed, look back. Many of today's most healthful eating trends bear a strong resemblance to yesterday's: Nearby farms offering nutritious, peak-of-season produce; slow-cooked dinners that foster leisurely family meals; an emphasis on meatless dishes and minimally processed foods.

Business 2.0: Farming goes verticalupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 05:57:00

The term "urban farming" may conjure up a community garden where locals grow a few heads of lettuce. But some academics envision something quite different for the increasingly hungry world of the 21st century: a vertical farm that will do for agriculture what the skyscraper did for office space.

Nomadic herders go high-techupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 10:53:00

Satellites, cell phones and spectrometers: Probably not the first things you think of when you picture sheep and goat herders in Afghanistan. But those modern tools may soon make the lives of nomadic families a little more stable.

CNNMoney: College costs: Up, up and awayupdated: Thu Aug 17 2006 10:50:00

The cost of higher education looks like it's climbing ... again.

The new science of siblings updated: Sun Jul 02 2006 08:52:00

From the time they are born, our brothers and sisters are our collaborators and co-conspirators, our role models and cautionary tales.

CNNMoney: A fine glass of hooeyupdated: Fri Dec 16 2005 12:23:00

NEW YORK (MONEY Magazine) - Red or white? It's the first question you ask when choosing a wine, right? Silly you. What you should be looking at, see, is whether it's a grand cru or a reserve. And do you adhere to the Parker scale? (You really should, you know.) And last, you philistine, do you want something lithe and supple, or firm-structured with good harmony?

CNNMoney: Wanna bet? Hedging for rookiesupdated: Wed Aug 24 2005 15:22:00

An online trading platform wants you to stop griping about skyrocketing gas prices and start trading.

CNNMoney: ETFs: Pros and consupdated: Tue May 31 2005 14:37:00

By combining the low-cost and diversification of index funds with the tax efficiency and flexibility of investing in stocks, exchange-traded funds can give individual investors more control over their portfolios, and even a shot at better overall performance.

FSB: A New Vintageupdated: Tue Feb 01 2005 00:01:00

It's an 85-degree day in September, and Mike Wood of Wood Family Vineyards in Livermore, Calif., is inspecting his 14 acres of merlot grapes. He wanders between the rows of vines, sampling grapes t...

Cicadas leave bounty of nutrients for forestsupdated: Thu Nov 25 2004 11:31:00

Every 17 years, billions of cicadas cause a loud stir in almost one third of the United States. Scientists now say the insects also leave a lasting and positive impact after they die.

FSB: Cum Laudeupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 00:01:00

The seven semifinalists that vied with our winners should make a mark. Besides the four profiled here, they include Carnegie Mellon's ClearCount, which has found a way to keep surgical sponges from...

Money Magazine: How To Buy Happiness. Cheap.updated: Fri Oct 01 2004 00:01:00

Make love, not money. That was the most unusual message of a research note this summer from stock strategist James Montier at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, urging his well-heeled clients to set a...

Fortune: Business Is Good, but Beer Is Better the other b-schoolupdated: Mon Apr 17 2000 00:01:00

We'll grant that the University of California at Davis may not be the first response that springs to mind in answer to the question "What is the best B-school in the country?" But if you're talking...

Money Magazine: Reading Between The Lines The new science of behavioral finance can help investors understand why they make mistakes--and how toupdated: Wed Sep 01 1999 00:01:00

Investing mistakes, like most things we do, have both immediate causes and more fundamental ones. Didn't do your homework on a stock that tanked soon after you bought it? Your more fundamental erro...

Money Magazine: Club Net Among other things, the Internet is producing lazy investors.updated: Sat May 01 1999 00:01:00

With members balancing cheesecake on one knee and spreadsheets on the other, the conversation heated up at an investment club meeting I attended recently. On the agenda were discussions of 1) why t...

Money Magazine: Is Antitrust Push Bad For Stocks?updated: Tue Sep 01 1998 00:01:00

University of California at Davis economist George Bittlingmayer has concluded that increased antitrust enforcement is a prelude to a bear market. The feds' cases against Microsoft and Intel make i...

Fortune: Why farmers are coming to townupdated: Mon Sep 28 1987 00:01:00

One of the hottest growth industries in the U.S. is also one of the oldest. Farmers' markets are proliferating like zucchini. Californians can buy fresh fruit and vegetables directly from growers a...

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