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Monthly Archives: January 2010

UC Davis expert testifies at Prop 8 trial

UC Davis psychology professor Gregory Herek is testifying today for plaintiffs seeking to overturn Proposition 8, the state ballot measure passed in 2008 that bans gay marriage in California. Herek, an internationally recognized authority on prejudice against lesbians and gay …
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Does stomach ulcer bug protect against TB?

Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers and stomach cancer, may also play a protective role against tuberculosis, according to studies in both humans and monkeys by a team from Stanford University, UC Davis, the University of Pittsburgh and …
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Dark Matter observation is #8 discovery of the decade

The direct measurement of Dark Matter makes it to #8 on Discovery News’ list of the Top 10 Discoveries of the Decade (slideshow). Marusa Bradac, now an assistant professor of physics at UC Davis but then at the Kavli Institute …
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Grad student blogs from World Universities Forum, Davos

UC Davis graduate student Abigail Boggs has been blogging over the weekend about her trip to Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Universities Forum with Chancellor Linda Katehi. So far, she has blogged on “How universities think,” innovation and universities …
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A Blue Bouquet for Ray Rodriguez

Raymond Rodriguez, professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology has been awarded an honorary doctorate of science by the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), one of the top-ranked universities in Japan. The doctorate is the first …
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