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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Recent listening: Megafish and Jellyfish

Two fishy items on KXJZ-FM’s Insight recently: UC Davis graduate Zeb Hogan, now a research professor at the University of Nevada at Reno, talked about some very big fish that live in freshwater on today’s show. As a graduate student …
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Students take part in national hot rocks power competition

A team of UC Davis undergraduate and graduate students is among 11 selected to take part in the first National Geothermal Student Competition, sponsored by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies …
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Pirates, mercenaries and international law

UC Davis law student Ansel Halliburton has posted an interesting paper discussing the legal issues raised by how shipping companies might defend themselves from Somali pirates. Here is the abstract: Because of the recent surge in piracy emanating from the …
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UC Davis ranks high in Life Sciences in world ranking

UC Davis is ranked at #24 in the world for life sciences in Times Higher Education’s list of the world’s top 200 universities. The campus ranks at #54 overall in THE’s Top 200 list, and at #42 for engineering and …
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Study reinforces obesity/high-fat diet/heart disease link

A team of UC Davis biomedical engineers, led by Assistant Professor Anthony Passerini, has established a link between inflammation of the arterial lining, waist size, and triglyceride levels in the blood after eating a high-fat, fast food meal. The study …
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